Day: October 15, 2017

Federal GOP senator admits Trump’s heartless sabotage of health care will hurt Americans

GOP senator admits Trump’s heartless sabotage of health care will hurt Americans

By Alison R. Parker   | October 15, 2017 Sen. Susan Collins did not try to avoid or sugarcoat the hard truth: the Trump administration’s reckless attacks on Obamacare and the health care system will bring untold harm to a lot of people. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine CNN It’s no secret at all how much …

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Federal The Rule That Broke the Senate

The Rule That Broke the Senate

Once a tool to ease partisan gridlock, reconciliation has become part of the problem, used to reinforce the very problems it was designed to help fix. By JEFF DAVIS October 15, 2017 This month, as congressional leaders ready their various budget and tax proposals for fiscal year 2018, Republican hopes hinge on the use of …

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Video Trump Squeezes A Beautiful Young Woman (Video)

Trump Squeezes A Beautiful Young Woman (Video)

In new video, Trump squeezes a "beautiful" young woman and bra… WOW. We just unearthed more evidence that Trump is as bad, if not worse, than Harvey Weinstein.Shared by Occupy Democrats, LIKE our page for more! Posted by Occupy Democrats on Sunday, October 15, 2017

Federal Trump Ally Says President Cut Off Obamacare Payments To Destroy Health Law

Trump Ally Says President Cut Off Obamacare Payments To Destroy Health Law

Sabotage. By Igor Bobic President Donald Trump ended payments to health insurance companies serving the poorest Obamacare customers in order to deliberately destroy the health care law, former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon said. “Not gonna make the CSR [cost-sharing reduction] payments. Gonna blow that thing up, gonna blow those [insurance] exchanges up, right?” …

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Federal President Moves to Weaken Health Care Law

President Moves to Weaken Health Care Law

Two new decisions would lead to higher health costs for older and sicker Americans by Dena Bunis, AARP, October 13, 2017|Comments: 12 A new executive order and a subsequent announcement on health care subsidies will shake up the insurance market. President Trump has delivered a one-two punch to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Late Thursday …

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Federal There Will Be 13 Town Halls on Trump’s Mental Health Tomorrow

There Will Be 13 Town Halls on Trump’s Mental Health Tomorrow

There Will Be 13 Town Halls on Trump’s Mental Health Tomorrow Each will feature multiple mental health experts, academics, and doctors. Ed Cara Oct 13 2017, 6:33pm The first ten months of Donald Trump’s presidency has brought no shortage of protests. But none are as unprecedented as the action planned tomorrow in towns across the …

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News Puerto Rico raises Hurricane Maria death toll to 48

Puerto Rico raises Hurricane Maria death toll to 48

Secretary of Public Security Hector Pesquera said Saturday that the toll could rise further The Associated Press Published: October 14, 2017, 2:05 pm Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) 25Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)25 Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in …

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Federal Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies by Paul Krugman

Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies by Paul Krugman

  October 14, 2017 4:23 pm October 14, 2017 4:23 pm Paul Krugman Modern conservatives have been lying about taxes pretty much from the beginning of their movement. Made-up sob stories about family farms broken up to pay inheritance taxes, magical claims about self-financing tax cuts, and so on go all the way back to …

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News Senator Corker to Trump: Don’t ‘castrate’ Tillerson ‘in public’ Video

Senator Corker to Trump: Don’t ‘castrate’ Tillerson ‘in public’ Video

Tennessee Senator tells President not to ‘jack the legs out’ from his ‘chief diplomat,’ involves Kim Jong-un. K. Mcclarty Author (Curated by C. Diana) Senator #Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.) recently asked #Donald Trump if he was “recanting” his oath to uphold the First Amendment, is admonishing Trump for publicly “castrating” his own Secretary of State #Rex …

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Federal Donald Trump’s Impeachable Offense

Donald Trump’s Impeachable Offense

The commander in chief’s calls to abridge freedoms of speech and the press represent attacks on the Constitution he swore to protect and defend. Jim Bourg / Reuters Want to receive exclusive insights from The Atlantic—while supporting a sustainable future for independent journalism? Join our new membership program, The Masthead. Whereas Donald J. Trump stood …

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