Archive for May 4th, 2017

Paul Ryan tries to rebrand new health care plan as more Republicans defect

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan and his deputies attempted to rebrand the party’s troubled health care plan as providing “layers of protection” for people with preexisting conditions, even as members of their caucus continued to defect from backing the legislation. Ryan told reporters Tuesday morning. Republic Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the majority whip, read aloud a letter from a [...]

Trump to sign religious liberty order

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Activists say it’s an “excuse to discriminate” but the White House says it protects political speech. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

'How Donald Trump Could Get Fired': The 25th Amendment

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

The New Yorker's Evan Osnos joins Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss his new article "How Donald Trump Could Get Fired" and the conversation happening in this country about Trump's ability to do the job of President. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Crucial House vote to be held on Obamacare repeal bill

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Republicans say they have enough votes for their healthcare reform bill to clear the first hurdle. Read more BBC News – US & Canada