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“A draft copy of the secret Republican Senate bill that would overhaul Obamacare is expected to be released online at 11 a.m. ET Thursday, less than two hours after many GOP senators get to see if for the first time.

“Even some of the senators who were reportedly part of a group tasked with writing it, including Mike Lee of Utah, had not seen its details.”

Source: Perspectives: Robert Reich: The Real Reason Republicans want to Pull the Plug on Obamacare (VIDEO)


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“If two nearly simultaneous hearings Wednesday by the House and Senate Intelligence Committees into Russia’s meddling in last year’s presidential election revealed anything, it’s that U.S. officials saw what was going on but were all but powerless to stop it.”

Source: Perspectives: NPR — U.S. Elections Systems Vulnerable, Lawmakers Told In Dueling Hearings


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Details of the Senate’s “draft” health care bill, which Republicans were set to unveil Thursday after weeks of secretive negotiations, have finally leaked—and from the sound of things, Mitch McConnell and his cohorts have written a morally appalling piece of legislation that many conservatives will nonetheless find deeply underwhelming.

Source: Perspectives: Bernie Sanders: Mr. President, I have some bad news for you (VIDEO)


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Mitch McConnell has promised Senate Republicans they’ll receive draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act Thursday, with a floor vote next week.

Source: Perspectives: The Hill — GOP hits the gas on ObamaCare repeal


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On the Senate floor Monday night, Democrats railed against secretive effort by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Source: Perspectives: Senator Bernie Sanders message to Republican Senators regarding their healthcare plan (VIDEO)


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Senator Richard Blumenthal has “joined forces with the Constitutional Accountability Center and became the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against the President, last week, for violating the emoluments clause. Thirty other Senators and more than a hundred members of the House of Representatives, all Democrats, have joined as co-plaintiffs.”

Source: Perspectives: New Yorker — Behind the Democrats’ Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump


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Press Secretary Sean Spicer has taken the brunt of Trump’s frustrations. Supposedly, the President “watches his daily briefings like SportsCenter, barking critiques of Spicer’s performances at his television.”

Monday’s Press briefing was held off-camera, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s insulting reason:“Sean got fatter.”

Source: Perspectives: Vanity Fair — Sean Spicer’S Tortured Relationship With Trump Hits A New Low


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