Photo by Rudy Sulgan/Getty Images Republican Senator Rand Paul has come out in opposition to the new healthcare plan that House Republicans have brought forward. He was asked by Bloomberg news, “(With) you coming out against it, some of your colleagues already coming out against the House Republican plan, is this proposal dead?” Paul replied,… Continue reading Trump and House Republicans support new healthcare bill, but Rand Paul and AARP does not.
Amid calls for his resignation, Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a press conference on Thursday, where he announced that he will recuse himself from matters that deal with the investigation of the Trump campaign. In responding to accusations that he lied during his Senate confirmation hearings about having contact withe Russian officials Sessions responded, “In… Continue reading Atty General Sessions holds press conference to recuse himself from Russia probe.
Photo by Carlos Barria / AP New immigration enforcement policies issued by the Trump administration this week recommends sending anyone detained for entering the U.S. illegally to Mexico regardless of whether they are from that country. However it also says that the goal of the policy is not ‘mass deportations.’ This policy has raised protests… Continue reading Immigration rule recommends sending anyone detained in the U.S. illegally to Mexico
Retired Rear Admiral Bob Harward said no to the President’s offer to the national security adviser role on Thursday. A friend of Harward said he called the offer a “s**t sandwich” because of the current chaos in the White House. Trump then picked General H.R. McMaster to be the new national security adviser and made… Continue reading Rear Admiral Bob Harward called national security adviser role a “s**t sandwich”.
Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters The U.S Department of Homeland Security has released an estimate that President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico will cost $21.6 billion and will take about 3.5 years to build. Senior White House adviser Stephen Miller defended the investment into the wall on ABC’s This Week saying, “This wall will pay… Continue reading Department of Homeland Security estimates Trump’s border wall will cost $21.6 billion.
On the February 12, 2017 edition of CBS’s Face the Nation, interviewer John Dickerson asked senior White House policy adviser Steve Miller a question about the President’s travel ban being blocked by the courts. “When I talk to Republicans on the Hill, they wonder what has the White House, what have you all learned from… Continue reading Steve Miller says “the powers of the President to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned.”
Photo by Sam Hodgson for The New York Times Multiple current and former intelligence, law enforcement and administration officials have reported that high level-aides to Donald Trump were in constant communication with senior Russian officials known to intelligence agencies during the U.S. presidential campaign. The frequency of the communications and the proximity to Trump of… Continue reading Trump aides were in constant touch with senior Russian officials during the U.S. presidential campaign