He basically just killed Republicans’ effort to gut the Affordable Care Act. Again.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Friday that he doesn’t support the latest Obamacare repeal bill, all but ensuring Republicans’ last-ditch effort to gut the Affordable Care Act is dead in the water.
“I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal,” McCain said in a statement.
“I believe we... Read more
In August, a federal court struck down two GOP-drawn congressional districts saying they were discriminatory.
An ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a win to Republicans in Texas by putting on hold rulings that said electoral districts drawn by state lawmakers discriminated against minority voters.
On a 5-4 vote, with the court’s conservatives in the majority and the liberal justices... Read more
“This is about whether we are a people who kick hopeful young strivers out of America, or whether we treat them the way we’d want our own kids to be treated.”
Former President Barack Obama said Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s decision to dismantle the program protecting young undocumented immigrants was “contrary to our spirit, and to common sense.”
Trump announced Tuesday that he will... Read more
President of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Javier Palomarez resigned from Donald Trump’s White House Diversity Council live on HLN’s “Across America with Carol Costello” Tuesday morning.
“I have resigned. There is no letter, this is it, this is the resignation. I tried to work as hard as I could with this administration on the issue,” Palomarez said to Costello after hearing... Read more
The House speaker has tried to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program through Congress.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Friday that President Donald Trump should not terminate a program protecting young undocumented immigrants who come to the U.S. as children, even though he and other Republicans have repeatedly tried to end it in Congress.
“I actually don’t think he should do that,” Ryan... Read more
Advertising and promotional budget for HealthCare.gov has been slashed by 90 percent and programs to help people sign up also face a nearly 40 percent cut.
President Donald Trump’s administration has taken more steps to undermine the Obamacare marketplaces it’s responsible for managing.
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday that it’s making drastic cuts in spending on advertising for the 2018 open enrollment... Read more
McCain said the pardon undermined the president’s “claim for the respect of rule of law.”
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) harshly criticized President Donald Trump for pardoning Joe Arpaio, the former Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff who was found guilty of criminal contempt after illegally targeting Latinos.
Trump’s pardon Friday of Arpaio, who was found to have “willfully violated” a 2011 court order barring him from detaining individuals based solely on suspicion about... Read more