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Trump says would be open to temporary healthcare reform deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would be open to a one- or two-year deal as a way to reform the nation’s healthcare system, as his administration and the Republican Party have vowed to do. “So if we could do a one-year deal or two-year deal as a temporary measure, you’ll have block granting ultimately to the states
Obama joins DC-area private golf club with championship course
Former President Barack Obama has accepted an invitation to join Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Maryland, which borders Washington D.C., a member confirmed to Fox News. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst ) Barack Obama, the golf-addicted former president, has settled on a new home course. The Democrat has accepted an invitation to join Columbia Country Club in Chevy
Wounded Scalise throws out first pitch at Nationals playoff game
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise threw out the first pitch before Game 1 of the NLDS between the Washington Nationals and the Chicago Cubs Friday night. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., received a standing ovation Friday night as he threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a Washington Nationals playoff game. Scalise
White House requests $29B disaster aid package
The Trump administration Wednesday asked Congress for $29 billion in disaster aid for ongoing hurricane relief and recovery efforts and to pay federal flood insurance claims. The request comes as the government is spending almost $200 million a day for emergency hurricane response and faces a surge in flood claims for federally insured homes and businesses
President Trump to Puerto Rico ... Thanks for Screwing Up Our Budget
President Trump touched down in Puerto Rico, and promptly took a metaphorical crap all over the hurricane-ravaged island. Trump, flanked by Melania and the island's Gov. Ricardo Rossello, held a news conference and fielded questions which is when he actually said, "I hate to tell you Puerto Rico, but you've thrown our budget a little out of whack
Kasich floats idea of leaving Republican Party if 'party can't be fixed'
FILE - In this April 4, 2017 file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks in Sandusky, Ohio. Kasich is joining friend and ex-California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in his effort to overhaul partisan political map-making that's helped fuel their Republican party's rise to power. Kasich said Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, he's signed a legal brief that opposes the GOP in the momentous
White House Lights Up in Pink to Kick Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The White House became a pink house Sunday to raise awareness for breast cancer ... and Melania Trump's got a great view. The First Lady tweeted a photo from inside the White House Sunday night, which was illuminated in pink lighting to kick off the start of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The timing is nothing short of uncanny ... Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Steve Scalise's prayer after being shot: 'God, please don't let my daughter have to walk up the aisle alone'
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise thought of his daughter while he was bleeding out on a baseball field in Alexandria, Va. in June and prayed he'd be able to walk her down the aisle at her wedding. "At that point, I just went into prayer. And it, it gave me a calmness. It was a weird calmness, while I'm hearing the gunfire. You know the first thing that came to mind?" Scalise
Don J. Wright to serve as acting HHS secretary
Don J. Wright will serve as the new acting HHS secretary, the White House announced on Friday. (CDC) Don J. Wright, the current deputy assistant secretary for health and director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Health Promotion (ODPHP), will be taking over for Tom Price as acting HHS secretary after Price resigned Friday amid a backlash
Chad Johnson: NFL Protests Have Been 'Whitewashed,' 'Like An Ice Bucket Challenge'
Chad Johnson says NFL protests have been "politically whitewashed from why it started in the first place" -- and says kneeling has turned into "a goddamn Ice Bucket Challenge." The ex-NFL superstar was smokin' a stogie in West Hollywood on Thursday when we asked how he felt about the Denver Broncos releasing a statement saying they will no longer kneel