A member of China’s legislature, the National People’s Congress, has proposed banning individuals from holding their hearts with their hands during the playing of the national anthem, suggesting the gesture is too “American” for Chinese patriots.
The Senate healthcare bill, otherwise known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), drops the number of insured by 22 million over the next ten years, according to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis.
Exclusive Excerpt — Eric Bolling’s ‘The Swamp: Washington’s Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It’
The following is an exclusive excerpt from Fox News Channel Host Eric Bolling’s upcoming book, The Swamp: Washington’s Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It, in stories Tuesday, June 27:
The CBO has released it’s scoring of the Senate healthcare bill and here’s the lowdown: Breaking: 22 million Americans would lose insurance by 2026 under Senate health bill compared to current law: . . .
On Monday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) criticized the Senate GOP’s healthcare bill for keeping too many Obamacare regulations and possibly making the Obamacare death spiral worse. Rand said, “[W]e keep 10 of 12 of the Obamacare regulations, we still keep the idea that you can buy it after you get sick. So I’m concerned that the death spiral of Obamacare may well even get worse with the Republican version. I’m also concerned that the Republican version keeps most of the subsidies and actually creates a brand-new subsidy, $120 billion subsidy for insurance companies called a stabilization fund. All of those things together make me very concerned that we’re not going to fix the problem here.” He added, “[E]verybody seems to be afraid of freedom. What we should do is legalize inexpensive insurance. … That means insurance without any regulations, insurance that you can buy what you want at the price you want to pay. Because right now, we have people with big hearts who say, oh it should cover everything, but they price poor people out of the marketplace.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett
Rand: Senate Leadership Isn’t Negotiating with My Office on Healthcare Bill, Trump Needs to Tell Them to Negotiate
On Monday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) said that Senate leadership has not negotiated with his office on the Republican healthcare bill and the president will have to tell Senate leadership to negotiate with the bill’s opponents. Rand stated, “So far, the Senate leadership is not negotiating with our office. I’m trying to negotiate with the president, but really the president is going to have to tell leadership they’re going to have to negotiate with some of us who don’t see this bill as being good for the country.” He also said that it’s “very ambitious” to try and pass the bill this week. Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett
Rand Paul got a phone call from Trump over the weekend, which he describes below, but says thus far he hasn’t heard from the Senate leadership. In fact he suggests that Trump . . .
Washington Free Beacon, by Paul Crookston Posted By: KarenJ1- Mon, 26 57 2017 07:57:40 GMT Sen. Mazie Hirono (D., Hawaii) called Justices Neil Gorsuch, Samuel Alito, and Clarence Thomas “the three horsemen of the apocalypse” on MSNBC Monday as she decried President Donald Trump´s executive order banning travel from six nations in the Middle East and North Africa. Hirono criticized the justices for wanting to lift the injunction against Trump´s executive order, which the other six justices agreed to review. Hirono called the order a “Muslim ban,” despite the fact that it does not affect about 88 percent of the world´s Muslims. “This is like the three horsemen of the apocalypse, and they´re waiting for the fourth
USS Fitzgerald completely ignored Japanese cargo ship before deadly collision as crew attempted to get the Americans´ attention by flashing lights and sounding horns
Reuters, by Staff Posted By: Attercliffe- Mon, 26 01 2017 08:01:37 GMT A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship´s captain. Multiple U.S. and Japanese investigations are under way into how the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald and the much larger ACX Crystal container ship collided in clear weather south of Tokyo Bay in the early hours of June 17. In the first detailed account from one of those directly involved, the cargo ship´s captain said the ACX Crystal had