South Dakota Republican Sen. About 123,000 Pennsylvanians over 55 rely on Medicaid for nursing home care, including 80,000 receiving long-term services and supports (LTSS), Casey said . Susan Collins , R-Maine, and Sen. Senate Major Leader Mitch McConnell has defending the process behind the Senate bill, with The New York Times quoting him as saying "Look, we've been dealing with this issue for seven years".
It sent veteran courtroom sketch artist Bill Hennessy to draw Sean Spicer as he briefed reporters. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Sarah Verardo during a signing ceremony of the "Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017" in the East Room of the White House, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Washington.
Asked if Pelosi should remain the top House Democratic leader in the next Congress, her number two, Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, told reporters "I understand that she is intending to stay" and added "I don't think anybody is going to impeach her".
Scalise, the House majority whip, was shot in the early morning of June 14 while practicing for the congressional baseball game. He is still hospitalized following the attack. "I am hopeful that the entirety of the original, unedited recording will emerge so we can get to the truth of the matter". Gentry-Tipton has come under fire for remarking on Facebook earlier this month that she thought it was "so funny" to watch congressmen "crying on live tv" about the trauma they ...
Tensing asked several times to see Dubose's driver's license, Cincinnati police said . Tensing, who is white, was sacked from his job and arrested after the shooting. In November , Tensing's first trial also ended in a mistrial after more than 25 hours of deliberations. Two other officers were on scene, and their body cameras captured other angles of the shooting's aftermath .
Warmbier died Monday of severe brain damage, which doctors said was likely due to cardiopulmonary arrest. North Korean officials originally claimed that Otto had become ill from botulism after his March trial and slipped into a coma after taking a sleeping pill.
Martha , a three-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff, may be lazy and slow, but she's also a champion. For becoming the top dog, Martha will receive a prize of US$1,500 (S$2,100) and will fly to NY to appear on television. Moe, a 16-year-old Brussels Griffon-pug mix who was the oldest in the contest, came in second. The dogs entered in the contest often flaunt unnaturally droopy faces, bared teeth, and unruly fur and tongues that stick out permanently.
U.S. President Donald Trump has blamed his predecessor, President Barack Obama , for letting the Russians hack the 2016 Presidential election. "Why didn't they stop them?" "Why did Democratic National Committee turn down the DHS offer to protect against hacks (long prior to election)", he wrote .
The probe Mueller "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post reported yesterday.
Trump repeatedly promised during the election campaign to dismiss VA workers "who let our veterans down", saying Friday that the legislation was fulfilling that promise. The law had bipartisan support in Congress but faced opposition from unions representing VA employees, who warned that the new provisions could make it easier for management to retaliate against employees for political reasons.
USAF Thunderbirds were conducting a familiarization flight June 23. A Thunderbird F-16 military jet crashed and flipped over at Dayton International Airport Friday afternoon around 12:20 p.m. It has yet to be determined why the 25,000-pound jet overturned. The Dayton Daily News reports that the two-seat Thunderbird landed and was taxiing down the runway when a gust of wind flipped the aircraft on its top.
Gilbert, who replaced injured starter Eric Walker in the rotation, gave up the one earned run on two hits with one walk and seven strikeouts to improve to 7-1 on the season. Gilbert, who had made 43 of his previous 52 career appearances as a reliever but was filling in for injured starter Eric Walker, made his 10th collegiate start the longest by logging 71⁄3 innings and 97 pitches.
Federal Bureau of Investigation officials revealed that Hodgkinson was living in a van parked adjacent to the baseball field where the Republican team practiced. President Donald Trump offered his support for Scalise during remarks Thursday evening at a congressional picnic and said that he gave Scalise's kids "a attractive tour" of the White House.
Mellon Auditorum, five blocks from the White House. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will be among the throng of Washington power players attending Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wedding to Scottish actress Louise Linton on Saturday evening.
She also said Democrats' losing streak, from the 2016 presidential election to all of the special elections held this year, would soon come to an end. According to a report in The Hill , Democratic leadership has come under intense criticism by the rank-and-file for Ossoff's loss to Handel. Rep.
The two countries also signed nine MoUs, including those in the areas of cooperation in taxation, administrative reforms, space and youth affairs after the delegation level talks between the two leaders. "The US and India have mutual security interests that they want to advance, and we believe that the Defence sales that are being discussed will help advance those".
An US appeals court has upheld a decision to overturn the conviction of Brendan Dassey , whose case was the focus of documentary Making a Murderer . Attorney Laura Nirider said they want to send Dassey home to his mother as soon as possible. Writing for the panel, Judge Ilana Rovner noted Dassey was repeatedly pressed to give the "right" answers to questions, and that he changed his story repeatedly over the course of several interviews.
A helicopter crew lowered a pump to the ship, which the trawler crew used to keep the boat from sinking, the Coast Guard said. A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for portions of southern Alabama. "We haven't heard of water getting into homes", said Ashley Buller, an assistant in the parish emergency office. "Mostly a few downed trees, power outages".
The fatal traffic stop happened in July 2015, when Tensing, who is white, pulled DuBose over to ask him about a missing front license plate. The graphic body camera footage joined a macabre library of other videos showing fatal police shootings across the country.
Organizers said they may avoid Taksim Square, where widespread anti-government protests in 2013 were crushed by security forces. It said the area around central Taksim Square, where the march begins, was not designated for demonstrations. The parade has been held since 2003, and drawn peaceful crowds of more than 100,000 people. This year, the march coincides with the first day of the Islamic feast of Eid al-Fitr, and far-right groups have warned on social media against the parade.
House Speaker Mike Madigan, who has been targeted by Governor Bruce Rauner as the cause of the gridlock in Springfield, postponed a vote on a worker's compensation bill in the Labor Committee, but promised to continue working toward a bipartisan solution with Republican lawmakers.
US President Donald Trump knocked Democrats on Wednesday for obstructing his agenda, one day after a fellow Republican won a congressional race in Georgia that was widely seen as a referendum on his young, turbulent presidency. Democrats thought they were going to walk away from Tuesday's race victorious, but they have yet to produce a viable person-to-person message for their candidates to work with.
A 10-year-old boy vacationing with relatives on the Alabama coast died after he was hit by a log in stormy surf, according to the AP. Tropical Storm Cindy will continue to bring an abundance of rain to the Magnolia state throughout the next few days.
He missed the chance to claim the outright lead when he mis-read a birdie putt from inside 10 feet at the last, but he will be out in the final group with the Masters champion on Sunday, while Lagergren is alone in third after he birdied the final two holes to cap a solid 69.
CORRECTS STATE FROM ALABAMA TO MISSISSIPPI -The Pascagoula River spills over its banks as tropical storm Cindy dropped heavy rain in the area, Saturday , June 24, 2017, in Merrill, Miss. The National Weather Service said the MS coast received almost a foot of rain over the four-day period ending Saturday , the most in the region.
New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson felt his side could return home with plenty to build on despite not being able to register a victory. New Zealand created a few more chances in the second half, their best coming as the hour mark approached.
Tensing, now 27, pulled over 43-year-old DuBose in July 2015 near the southeast edge of the University of Cincinnati's main campus. Intriguingly, the first trial of Tensing in the shooting death of DuBose also ended in a hung jury, thereby paving the way for his retrial and Friday's verdict.
National Weather Service officials in the three states said rainfall totals of 2-4 inches were possible. With some areas possibly receiving up to 1"-2" of additional rain after this soggy week, a Flash Flood Watch is back in effect starting at 2 pm this afternoon and lasting through Saturday evening.
Russian Federation denies it meddled in the USA presidential election. In a letter on Friday, the White House said Trump's tweet asserting he didn't tape the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director was the formal answer to a request by the House of Representatives intelligence committee about their conversations.
Heller's announcement makes Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's goal of securing 50 of his party's 52 votes by next week even tougher. Some Republican senators say the bill doesn't go far enough and are calling for a complete repeal. For the next two years, the Senate would also provide money that insurers use to help lower out-of-pocket costs for millions of lower income people.
Heller is the first Republican senator to rule out supporting the bill over its spending constraints to Medicaid . "It does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their healthcare costs", the senators said .
The GOP plan would create federal tax credits to help Americans buy health insurance and would let states have more flexibility in deciding what services they want to keep and which they want to drop. Even Mr Obama wrote: I was careful to say again and again that while the Affordable Care Act represented a significant step forward for America, it was not ideal, nor could it be the end of our efforts.
So, the majority of protesters were either advocates for those with disabilities or those directly impacted by a handicap, according to USA Today . - Andrew Desiderio (@desiderioDC) June 22, 2017Q: Are you being arrested? Herein lies McConnell's dilemma, according to the report: he could pull the bill from the floor if he doesn't have the numbers - leaving House Republicans "exposed" - or "decide that the matter cannot be closed without a vote and take his chances that recalcitrant ...
Mueller if he finds out anything to lead him to believe the investigation has been compromised. Graham also asked him if it would be a disqualifier to have worked for Hillary Clinton, who ran against President Donald Trump in the election and was a subject of a separate Justice Department investigation into her email practices.
Sen". Her spot in the Congress , won via a special election victory now so elusive to her party, owes less to her own family than to the Burton family, a sort of Bay Area Borgia Brothers, who effectively legated her a seat in the House when Phil's widow Sala passed away.