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Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 10:15pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was “exploding” after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that would have dismantled the healthcare law. That’s not going to happen this month. Probably not even this year. The more than 12 million people who bought 201...

Angry Trump voters blame everyone but the president for US healthcare fail

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 10:11pm
The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out – at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress. Only Trump himself was spared their wrath. Many voters who e...

Dan Rather: ‘Stunning’ Trumpcare debacle is a ‘staggering loss’ for both Trump and Ryan

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 9:48pm
Former “CBS Evening News” anchor and veteran journalist Dan Rather called the withdrawal of the GOP’s healthcare bill on Friday a “staggering defeat” for Pres. Donald Trump’s administration that has not only damaged the president’s political standing but tha...

Combative Trump TV spokesman Boris Epshteyn is about to step down: report

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 8:03pm
Sources in Pres. Donald Trump’s administration say that one of the president’s top TV surrogates is stepping down from his role in coming days. Politico said on Saturday that Boris Epshteyn will be leaving his position as a spokesman and taking on a “less visible” role in the...

CNN analyst: Sources say Mike Flynn may have turned on Trump and become a witness for the FBI

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 7:33pm
As of Saturday evening, rumors are swirling that Pres. Donald Trump’s ousted national security adviser Mike Flynn has cut a deal with the FBI and is now informing on his old boss, the president. CNN national security analyst Juliette Kayyem discussed the possibility in a panel discussion on Fr...

WATCH: Republicans lost big on healthcare — but forgot to cancel TV ads celebrating Obamacare repeal

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 6:44pm
Republican leaders had seven long years to come up with a viable alternative to Obamacare, but instead, they offered a shit sandwich, one which the alleged president strongly endorsed. So, Trump suffered a stunning political defeat after he could not manage to garner support from his own party, and ...

5 ways Trump is mentally torturing us now

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 6:17pm
“I had more people crying in my office the day after the election than honestly I’ve had since the day after 9/11,” Dan Hartman, a Philadelphia-based psychiatrist, told Philly.com about his patients’ reactions to Donald Trump becoming president. Four months in, the wounds are...

Chaos and defeat: Here’s a recap of President Trump’s worst week in office

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 6:00pm
Donald Trump and Republicans’ stunning inability to bring their healthcare bill to a vote in the GOP-controlled House of Representatives capped the president’s worst week yet in office, beset by one controversy and setback after another. RELATED: Why Trump can’t spin his healthcare...

The death of House GOP’s Obamacare repeal effort means what exactly?

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 5:57pm
WASHINGTON — Friday’s death of the Republican health care legislation surprised lawmakers, stakeholders and voters alike. Since many Americans don’t realize Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act are the same thing, McClatchy offers a quick Q&A on what the failed repeal effort means ...

Violence erupts at pro-Trump rally in California

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 5:49pm
Violence erupted at a Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach on Saturday when an anti-Trump protester allegedly doused the organizer of the event with pepper spray and was immediately set upon by a group of Trump supporters. After spraying the march organizer, the man, wearing a black ma...

GOP feels betrayed by White House: Trump’s ‘heart was not in the healthcare battle’

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 5:30pm
Republicans in Congress feel like Pres. Donald Trump hung them out to dry this week by never committing to an all-out push to pass the party’s healthcare bill, which was intended to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — also known as Obamacare. Politico reporte...

Shooting on Las Vegas strip leaves 1 dead

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 4:48pm
UPDATE: Police say 1 person has been shot. There is no active shooter. Details soon. The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip is being evacuated amid unconfirmed reports of an active shooting in the area, officials and witnesses say. Only few details were immediately available. (more) Th...

Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 4:44pm
Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said. The accident, the latest involving a self-driving vehicle operated by one of...

Trump tastes bitter failure after collapse of US House healthcare bill

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 4:37pm
President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. House of Representatives leaders...

‘You truly are an evil man’: Rep. Ted Lieu scorches Trump for hoping Obamacare ‘explodes’

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 3:41pm
Democratic U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (CA) blasted Pres. Donald Trump on Twitter Saturday after the president said he’s looking forward to watching the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — also known as Obamacare — “explode” and fail so that people will listen to him on healthcare. TheH...

Melania Trump is featured guest at Mar-a-Lago fundraiser after GOP drops $150,000 to rent ballroom

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 3:01pm
Seldom-seen First Lady Melania Trump was on hand Friday night at a GOP fundraiser held at the Trump-owned Mar-a-Lago resort after the Palm Beach County GOP paid $150,000 for the use of a ballroom. While President Donald Trump skipped his weekend visit to what he calls “the Southern White House...

‘You don’t understand America’: Lindsey Graham lectures town hall crowd booing handing Garland’s seat to Gorsuch

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 2:21pm
Speaking at a town hall in his home state, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) faced down boos and complaints from attendees unhappy with how Republicans failed to hold hearings on Judge Merrick Garland to fill Antonin Scalia’s seat on the Supreme Court. Making a pitch for Judge Neil Gorsuch, nominated...

WATCH: David Corn eviscerates ‘dimwit’ Devin Nunes for his ‘bizarre’ handling of Trump investigation

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 12:50pm
A Saturday morning AM Joy panel on House Intelligence Committee head Devin Nunes (R-CA) turned into a group attack on the lawmaker’s credibility as well as his mental capacity to investigate the Trump White House after his disastrous week. Speaking with MSNBChost Joy Reid, Mother Jones editor ...

Is a billionaire-funded coup to rewrite the Constitution on the verge of happening?

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 11:51am
All eyes are fixed on Capitol Hill as Republicans attempt to pass an American Health Care Bill that’s still being revised as of this writing. The recklessness of the party’s leadership can’t be overstated—14 million Americans’ insurance and countless essential health benefits...

Paul Krugman exposes the biggest con artist in American politics this side of Donald Trump

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 11:41am
Paul Krugman pegged him as a con artist virtually from the start of his political career. Back in 2010, he even devoted a column to him aptly titled, “The Flimflam Man.” No, he was not referring to the man with the world’s most destructive Twitter habit. The object of the New York ...