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Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 05:29 PM EDT

Trump Adviser Who Advocated Violence Visits White House

Trump Adviser Who Advocated Violence Visits White House

An adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign who called for Hillary Clinton to be shot is visiting the White House. Al Baldasaro attended a veterans event Friday just hours before White House press secretary...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 02:06 PM EDT

More Americans Believe Comey Over Trump: Poll

More Americans Believe Comey Over Trump: Poll

By a 2-to-1 margin, Americans say they are more likely to believe former FBI Director James Comey than President Donald Trump in regard to their differing accounts of the events that led up to Comey’s firing,...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 07:09 PM EDT

Trump Signs Law to Make VA More Accountable for Vets' Care

Trump Signs Law to Make VA More Accountable for Vets' Care

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 01:11 PM EDT

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Both versions of the Republican plan to fix the American health care system would make things worse, not better, according to groups that represent a variety of physicians. NBC News reported that pediatrician...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 02:18 PM EDT

Boeing Factory Where Trump Touted US Jobs Set for Layoffs

Boeing Factory Where Trump Touted US Jobs Set for Layoffs

Workers at a South Carolina Boeing factory are bracing themselves for layoffs just five months after President Donald Trump visited the plant "to celebrate jobs." Boeing confirmed on Thursday that up to 200...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 12:11 PM EDT

Pride and Prejudice? Race Tinges LGBT Celebrations

Pride and Prejudice? Race Tinges LGBT Celebrations

Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community, speaking out against...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 12:34 PM EDT

Medicaid Changes a Flashpoint in Sen. Pat Toomey's State

Medicaid Changes a Flashpoint in Sen. Pat Toomey's State

Reductions in Medicaid spending in the just-unveiled health care bill written by Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey and his fellow U.S. Senate Republicans emerged as a crucial flashpoint Thursday in Toomey's home...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 07:38 AM EDT

Supreme Court Could Reveal Action on Travel Ban at Any Time

Supreme Court Could Reveal Action on Travel Ban at Any Time

The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries. The country is waiting for the court to make its decision...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 03:19 PM EDT

Trump Suggests He Was Trying to Keep Comey Honest

Trump Suggests He Was Trying to Keep Comey Honest

President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:43 PM EDT

5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill, Enough to Sink It

5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill, Enough to Sink It

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to...

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