How Trump is sabotaging the Affordable Care Act in Virginia
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How Trump is sabotaging the Affordable Care Act in Virginia

An editorial by Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) Since President Trump took office, he and his administration have expressed their intention to sabotage the Affordable Care Act by creating instability in state insurance markets. As governors and other leaders across the nation warned, the Trump administration’s actions could threaten the health care and indeed the lives … Continue reading

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Trump’s Cabinet struggles with whether to defend their boss
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Trump’s Cabinet struggles with whether to defend their boss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some seek their distance, delicately taking issue with President Donald Trump’s most controversial remarks. Others decide it’s safer to stand by him. Most would rather say nothing at all. Under intense pressure, members of Trump’s Cabinet are struggling to walk the line between rebuking their notoriously thin-skinned boss and defending comments that … Continue reading

Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller
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Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump’s campaign. As Mueller builds his legal team, Trump’s allies have begun raising questions about the former FBI director’s impartiality, suggesting he cannot be … Continue reading

Ethics office blasts Trump refusal to disclose lobby waivers
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Ethics office blasts Trump refusal to disclose lobby waivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The message from a senator to the government ethics office: Use your authority to force the president to reveal how many waivers he’s granted to ex-lobbyists in his new administration. That was Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley’s demand to the Office of Government Ethics in June 2009. He was seeking information about some … Continue reading

Iranian baby with heart defect admitted to Oregon hospital
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Iranian baby with heart defect admitted to Oregon hospital

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Iranian infant in need of life-saving heart surgery arrived Tuesday at a Portland hospital with her family after being temporarily banned from coming to the U.S. by President Donald Trump’s immigration orders. Iranian doctors told Fatemeh Reshad’s parents weeks ago that she needed at least one urgent surgery to correct … Continue reading