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Trump regime sends Tom Price packing after disastrous tenure at Health & Human Services

Good rid­dance: Tom Price, the health and human ser­vices sec­re­tary, resigned under pres­sure on Fri­day after rack­ing up at least $400,000 in trav­el bills for char­tered flights and under­min­ing [Don­ald] Trump’s promise to drain the swamp of a cor­rupt and enti­tled cap­i­tal. Already in trou­ble with Mr. Trump for months of unsuc­cess­ful efforts to repeal […]

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Trumpcuts defeated again as John McCain casts decisive vote against “skinny repeal”

Mil­lions of Amer­i­cans have once again won a reprieve from los­ing their health­care cov­er­age after the nar­row fail­ure of Mitch McConnel­l’s lat­est scheme to evis­cer­ate the Patient Pro­tec­tion Act in the Unit­ed States Sen­ate. By a vote of fifty-one to forty-nine, the Sen­ate reject­ed McConnel­l’s Amend­ment No. 667, the lat­est iter­a­tion of Trump­cuts. Amend­ment No. […]