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Trumpcare II passes House, Trump hosts victory party in Rose Garden

Republican House members again boarded buses for a trip to the White House to celebrate the passing of the ACHA (Trumpcare) Friday.  After failing to garner enough votes in late March, Republicans were able to circle the wagons and pass the American Health Care Act.  After a rough first 100 days which saw few victories, Trump was finally able to ...

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Here’s What Congress Just Allowed ISPs to Sell Without Your Consent

Financial and Medical information, Social Security numbers, Web browsing history, and your Children’s information are among the types of private consumer information that Congress voted on Tuesday to allow your internet service provider (ISP) to sell to the highest bidder without your permission, prompting outrage from privacy watchdogs.  Trump signed the bill into law on April 3rd. The House action, which ...

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Trumpcare sunk


In what can only be considered a horrific blow to the new administration, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled President Trump’s healthcare bill from the floor just before the vote was to occur.  Since no vote was taken, it is impossible to determine exactly how large of a defeat it would have been, with estimates ranging from five to thirty votes. ...

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Trump signs bill reversing Obama rule to ban gun purchases by mentally ill

President Trump killed a regulation that would have tightened gun background checks, signing a bill to undo one of Obama’s executive actions following the San Bernardino shootings in 2015.   The Obama administration rule required the Social Security Administration to submit records of mentally disabled people to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, the FBI database used to determine whether ...

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