Author: 0 Senate GOP leaders writing Obamacare repeal behind closed doors

Donald Trump is upset that he is going to get saddled with the political fallout from this bill. One source said Trump called the House bill " mean, mean, mean " and said, "We need to be more generous, more kind". "I think [Lee is a no]". This secretive process has infuriated Democrats , who are accusing Republicans of hiding behind closed doors because the House version of healthcare legislation became so unpopular with the American public.

National Border Patrol arrests 4 men at medical camp run by aid group
Author: 0 Border Patrol arrests 4 men at medical camp run by aid group

Agents say they saw the four men wearing camouflage walking north on a known smuggling route. The Border Patrol has launched a media campaign aimed at preventing desert crossings. Dinsmore said agents have arrested migrants who received aid a few times but that the large-scale operation on Thursday was unprecedented. Two of the men arrested that day had prior significant criminal records in the US; two others required medical vehicle at a local hospital.

Author: 0 Eighteen protesters arrested for blocking Minnesota freeway after Philando Castile verdict

For Philando's sister, Allysza Castile , there was disbelief that the jury could hear the conflicting testimony of Officer Yanez, take 29 hours for deliberation, and still reach a verdict of not guilty . We're going back down to 1969. "I'm mad as hell right now", Valerie Castile told reporters after the verdict. Dayton says he doesn't think the shooting would have happened if Castile had been white.

Author: 0 President Trump not firing special counselor Robert Mueller, White House says

Gingrich pointed to Federal Election Commission reports that showed that some members of Mueller's staff had contributed to Democratic candidates, including Hillary Clinton , in the past. But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight given his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey. Under current Justice Department regulations, such a firing would have to be done by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' deputy, Rod Rosenstein , not the president- though those regulations ...

Author: 0 Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Federal Investigation

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Rosenstein appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, and has told lawmakers he would only fire him with good cause.

National Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 _ Team Scalise
Author: 0 Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 _ Team Scalise

Scalise, 51, suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. "How dare they?" retorted Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi , pointing to a year of venomous attacks by Republicans including President Donald Trump .

Author: 0 Protest Over Yanez Verdict To Be Held At St. Anthony Police Department

The jury found the 29-year-old not guilty in all three counts related to July 6 shooting in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. A protest on a Minnesota freeway over the acquittal of a police officer in the slaying of black motorist Philando Castile resulted in the arrest of 18 demonstrators early on Saturday, state police said.

National List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket
Author: 0 List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

What occurred on that playing field just outside Washington , where a gunman seemingly nursing a political grudge unleashed an apparently premeditated attack on Republican lawmakers, amounts to an assault on democracy. Even his email address was basic: Rep. Franks says, "I have been notified there is an investigation I might be involved in". Her brief talk Thursday with reporters indicated a man in turmoil, not necessarily a violent man, but a man beset by problems both at ...

Author: 0 Trump confirms he's being investigated for Comey firing

One memo recounts a February request from Trump , during a private meeting in the Oval Office, that Comey end an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America , the economic & jobs numbers are great". Mr Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen, a former Virginia attorney general and United States attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to assist "in responding to inquiries" from Mr Mueller.

Author: 0 HUD Secretary Ben Carson: Give Robert Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe

Part of the revelations surrounding the Russian Federation investigation and the firing of Comey has been that Trump repeatedly pushed top intelligence officials to say in public that Trump was not personally under investigation and that there was no evidence of collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation in its interference in the 2016 election.

Author: 0 President Donald Trump spending first weekend at Camp David

The White House has not offered any insight into what President Trump will be doing while at the private retreat but we can be sure much of his time will be spent working. Originally for federal workers, Camp David became a presidential retreat during the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidency. President George H.W. Bush hosted Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev for summit talks.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Rosenstein handed the reigns of the investigation over to Mueller last month not long after Trump abruptly fired FBI director James Comey , cutting short his 10-year term. That memo detailed a February meeting in which Trump allegedly pressed Comey to drop the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

National Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke rejects Homeland Security position
Author: 0 Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke rejects Homeland Security position

David Clarke , the controversial sheriff and self-described "Trumpster", has removed himself from consideration for a senior position at the department of homeland security. What that more aggressive role might be remains a mystery, but for now he'll have to settle for overseeing the Milwaukee County Jail, where inmates have a nasty habit of dying , arresting people for looking at him amusing, and buying some more meaningless pins for that spiffy uniform.

Author: 0 You need to see this powerful statement by Philando Castile's mother

Castile had a permit for the weapon. Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, though sentencing guidelines suggested around four years would have been more likely. They contended that Castile was not a threat. Castile's mother and other friends and family were fixtures in the courtroom throughout the proceedings, as was Yanez's family.

Author: 0 Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Scott Applewhite, File). At least six people including Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, were hospitalized. Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a Republican congressional baseball practice. The fact that his injuries brought him close to death was not widely known initially.

Author: 0 Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

Medstar Washington Hospital Center released the update Saturday on behalf of the Scalise family. MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Scalise's office had initially stated Wednesday that the Congressman was in stable condition, stating prior to his first surgery that "the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone".

National North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships
Author: 0 North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the rockets - probably cruise missiles - were fired from the eastern port of Wonsan and flew about 200 kilometres. North Korea fired four anti-ship cruise missiles, according to a Pentagon official who spoke to CNN . That was in response to a spate of recent ballistic missile tests which violate United Nations sanctions.

Author: 0 Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

He had been charged with second-degree manslaughter and endangering safety by discharging a firearm in the shooting. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi, Special Prosecutor Don Lewis and attorneys Jeffrey Paulsen, Richard Dusterhoft and Clayton Robinson Jr.

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