House candidates in Montana shoot guns in new ads

April 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)In a Montana House special election, Republicans are fighting to hold onto a seat while Democrats are trying to turn it blue. But new ads from each candidate highlight their similarities on a certain key issue. A new television ad from Democratic nominee Rob Quist shows the country singer-turned-politician shooting a gun at a TV showing an ad for his opponent, Republican Greg Gianforte. Quist has long been a gun owner, he says in the ad: “For generations, this old rifle …

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Ann Coulter vows to speak at UC Berkeley after school calls off event

April 20, 2017

(CNN)Conservative commentator Ann Coulter vowed to proceed with a scheduled speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley, despite the school’s decision to call it off. In a letter to Berkeley College Republicans, who organized the event, Vice Chancellors Scott Biddy and Stephen Sutton said campus police were unable to find a “suitable venue” for the April 27 event. “Unfortunately, UCPD determined that, given currently active security threats, it is not …

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Trump should be fighting ISIS, not Syria

April 13, 2017

… increased ratings. Yet in their fervor, sometimes the media, Democrats and Republicans can all be wrong simultaneously. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Trump denies climate change, but could one day be its victim

April 11, 2017

(CNN)Not far from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, one expert after another warned Monday about the dangers that rising sea levels pose to Florida’s coast. Not that surprising, except this was a Senate committee field hearing challenging the position shared by President Donald Trump and many Republicans in Congress that climate change isn’t real. The site of the hearing — just four miles from Trump’s weekend getaway in Palm Beach — was clearly intended to send a …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… the U.S. capital, where Senate Republicans have been working to get President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch, confirmed to the high court. A few Democrats said they’d vote for Judge Gorsuch as well, but most of them have been working to block the nomination. And in the back and forth between the political parties, both a filibuster and the nuclear option came into play yesterday. We defined these terms on Wednesday’s show. You can find that in our archives at …

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Planned Parenthood’s Richards wishes more women made health decisions in Congress

April 6, 2017

(CNN)Amid ongoing calls to defund Planned Parenthood by many conservative Republicans in Congress, the group’s leader declared Wednesday that they’d face less fire if there were more legislators “that could get pregnant.” “They’ve come at us and come at women in a way that is much harsher than I even imagined,” Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards said during a panel at the Women in the World conference Wednesday in New York. “Frankly, if …

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Meadows ‘intrigued’ on Obamacare change after Pence meeting

April 4, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s administration had meetings Monday with two key groups of Republicans, whose split over health care policy caused GOP leaders to pull a plan last month to repeal and replace Obamacare. Emerging from a meeting Monday night with Vice President Mike Pence, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows said his group was “intrigued” by an idea the White House floated to give states more flexibility to opt out of Obamacare regulations using a waiver …

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House intelligence panel tries to get Russia investigation back on track

April 4, 2017

Washington (CNN)Members of the House intelligence committee met Monday evening as the future of the House’s Russia investigation hangs in the balance. Monday’s meeting was the first of the full committee — Democrats and Republicans — since the top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff, called on House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the investigation. House investigators did not discuss Russia at Monday’s meeting, multiple sources said, but instead …

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The only 4 things you need to know about Trump and Russia

April 1, 2017

… PERSON].” Using the person’s actual name would obviously make it easier for craven leakers to find their targets. After speaking to the press, Nunes headed off to tell Trump about his alleged bombshell. The news is taken by some Republicans and administration allies and officials to mean that Trump’s accusation had some basis in fact. Again, it didn’t. Nunes, though, had successfully confused the issue. But wait, the drama — and most important part of the story …

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GOP, to govern you need to make friends with Democrats

March 29, 2017

(CNN)This was far more than a routine legislative flub. It is a warning to congressional Republicans and the Trump White House. The embarrassing collapse of the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act makes clear the limits of the GOP’s unwise, unworkable insistence on shutting Democrats out of lawmaking. The refusal to move any piece of legislation forward without Democratic votes will bedevil Ryan and Trump as they attempt to rewrite the tax codes, immigration …

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For once, the outsiders out-lobby the establishment

March 29, 2017

… GOP. But on Friday, a coalition of conservative hardliners discovered a so-far-unseen lobbying power that offers an initial snapshot into how the influence wars will be waged in Donald Trump’s Washington. House Republicans pull health care bill Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Where does the House Freedom Caucus go from from here?

March 29, 2017

Washington (CNN)House Speaker Paul Ryan had just told his conference Friday that the Republican Party had failed to get enough votes for a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, a seven-year campaign promise that had united Republicans and catapulted their Party into control of the House, the Senate and the presidency. The implicit message from leadership was it was time to move on to a different subject — and that the Republican House conference had some growing up to do. The room was …

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Kochs pledge millions to GOPers in 2018 — if they vote no on health care bill

March 23, 2017

… The effort, which they described as worth millions of dollars, is an explicit warning to on-the-fence Republicans from one of the most influential players in electoral politics not to cross them. The Koch-aligned networks oppose the bill because they think it does not do enough to scale back former President Barack Obama’s health care policies. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Trump warns GOP: Don’t break your health care promises

March 22, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump, in an attempt to sell the GOP Republican health care plan, warned Republicans about breaking all those promises to repeal Obamacare they’ve made over the years. The White House is currently unsure that Republicans have enough votes to pass the GOP health care bill. And for a president who fashions himself a deal-maker, the law has become a potent test of Trump’s ability to make it happen. “The American people voted for historic change. …

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Trump’s wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

March 20, 2017

… FBI investigations into the extent of Russian meddling in the election campaign. Republicans hope Comey will state that there is no evidence of collusion between Trump aides and officials from Moscow, a move that could begin to break up a cloud of Russian intrigue that has stifled the early weeks of the administration. JUST WATCHED Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Who is James Comey? Trump’s failure to provide evidence for his wiretapping accusation …

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Trump promises ‘negotiation’ on controversial health care bill

March 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump promised Wednesday that the increasingly contentious Obamacare replacement bill would be open to “negotiation,” and that his trademark deal-making could help save the legislation. The American Health Care Act, crafted by the House GOP but backed by the White House, is in dire political shape as a growing number of hardline and moderate Republicans vow to oppose it. Trump said at a campaign rally in Nashville, Tennessee, that the steadfast …

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Trump meets with union president amid conflict over health care

March 8, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump and AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka met at the White House hours before the union president blasted the health care plan backed by House Republicans and the Trump administration on Tuesday. While Trumka said the duo spoke about wages, trade and infrastructure during the meeting, it doesn’t appear that they spoke about health care — an issue the union leaders slammed the President on hours after meeting with him. “Among the issues we …

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The choice is your health care or your iPhone?

March 8, 2017

(CNN)It’s your health care or your iPhone. Republicans say it’s high time Americans have some skin in the health care game. Never mind all the voters who’ve confronted their representatives for weeks now about the stark, life-or-death choices they endured before Obamacare: lost jobs, lost homes, bankruptcies. The newly introduced American Health Care Act is infused with a spirit of, well, this: GOP health plan already in trouble Like many …

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GOP tries to keep agenda on track, despite Trump tweets

March 7, 2017

Washington (CNN)Republicans in Congress are determined to push full steam ahead with a key campaign pledge — repealing and replacing Obamacare — despite the President’s bombshell wiretapping claims that have put pressure on congressional committees to launch investigations and answer questions about a claim for which they’ve seen no evidence. In what’s become a ritual, GOP lawmakers are returning to Washington to take action on a major agenda item but are once …

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Trump’s tweets: The fun’s over now

March 6, 2017

(CNN)On Saturday morning, most of us laughed off President Donald Trump’s Twitter storm accusing former President Barack Obama of wiretapping his phones during the campaign. After all, as noted widely in the media, Trump had offered zero evidence for his bizarre claim. Join us on Twitter and Facebook What’s it going to be, Republicans: Trump or America? We await your response. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsBulk Like The Hulk – Downsell Brand …

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The President of the United States traffics in conspiracy theories

March 5, 2017

… also turns his attention away from the serious political issues that the nation faces. As he capitalized on in the campaign, the middle class is hurting economically and there are serious national security threats confronting the nation and our allies. Yet Trump is so consumed with exposing the “true” stories that are being covered up — even why former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is leaving “The Apprentice” — that he is letting the time that Republicans have to …

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Sessions recusal: What’s next?

March 3, 2017

… would work to craft a narrow authority, with specific guidelines for this investigation, to prevent this from becoming a political witch hunt,” Schumer said Thursday. While in theory it is possible that Congress could reauthorize the independent counsel law as Schumer suggests, it would not necessarily be smooth sailing given that Republicans control the Senate and he would need bipartisan support for any new measure. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsPushLotus Master …

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