The ‘three-bucket’ strategy advocated by proponents of the failed American Healthcare Act was not enough to convince enough Republican House representatives to vote in favor of the bill. The strategy was named for the three phases the strategy would take. First, the Obamacare repeal bill that has now been pulled from a vote at the… Continue reading Three-bucket strategy not enough to save failed American Healthcare Act.
Appearing on CBS’s Face The Nation, House Speaker Paul Ryan was asked by host John Dickerson if he had seen anything to suggest there were wiretaps in Trump Tower during the election. Ryan responded, “No.” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer downplayed the President’s wiretap claim during the daily press meeting Monday. Spicer stated, “The… Continue reading Paul Ryan has not seen any evidence of Obama wiretaps.
Photo by AP The annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, MD saw White House Chief of Staff Rance Priebus and Chief White House strategist Steve Bannon make rare public remarks. Appearing on stage together, both men said that they get along fine. Priebus stated,”We share an office suite together. We’re basically together from… Continue reading Priebus says he and Bannon get along fine during appearance at CPAC
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”.
President Donald Trump has sent out a tweet stating that the media is not his enemy, but the enemy of the American people. The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 17, 2017 Senator John… Continue reading Trump tweets that the media is the enemy of the American people
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
Photo by Gage Skidmore/Wikipedia CEO of Hardees/Carl’s Jr. Andrew Puzder has withdrawn his nomination for labor secretary. Pudzer was a controversial choice, having hired an undocumented worker as a housekeeper. As well ads made for HGardees and Carls Jr of scantily clad women eating hamburgers were seen as objectifying women by his opponents. Puzder, during… Continue reading Andrew Puzder withdraws nomination for labor secretary after domestic abuse allegations resurface.