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James Comey says he hopes Trump isn't impeached – live news

Comey says Congress should pursue it if the facts are there, but impeachment would ‘deeply fracture our country’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 9.16pm GMT Gabrielle Canon here, taking over for Ben Jacobs. Cesar Sayoc, the man arrested for sending explosives to 13 prominent Trump critics last year, has plead guilty today. Related: Cesar Sayoc: what we know about the pipe bomb suspect A weepy Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to 65 counts with a guidelines range of life impri...
Tags: Health, Congress, Israel, US, World news, US news, Syria, US politics, Abortion, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, Comey, Rakoff, Cesar Sayoc, Gabrielle Canon


Trump breaks with US policy to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory – latest news

Israel captured Golan Heights in 1967 after six-day warBridget McCain condemns Trump, 72, for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 8.18pm GMT Former President Barack Obama will meet with freshman House Democrats next week.Politico reports that Obama will appear at a reception hosted by Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday night for the over sixty newly elected House Democrats. 8.10pm GMT Former FBI director James Comey about what he would like to see in the Mu...
Tags: Health, Obama, Congress, Politico, Israel, US, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Syria, Fbi, United States, US politics, House, Abortion, Nancy Pelosi


Trump: time for US to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights – live

Israel captured Golan Heights in 1967 after six-day warBridget McCain condemns Trump, 72, for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 6.11pm GMT South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is the latest Democratic presidential hopeful to go on a hiring spree.The 2020 Democratic candidate has nearly twenty jobs available on his website in five states for aspiring operatives. 5.59pm GMT In a sign that he may be leaning towards a presidential bid, Maryland Governo...
Tags: Health, Maryland, Israel, US, World news, US news, Syria, US politics, Iowa, Abortion, Ncaa, Donald Trump, Trump, Larry Hogan, McCain, Hogan


Mississippi to sign anti-abortion law that could prompt Roe v Wade challenge – live

Restrictive bill will ban abortions after six-week markBridget McCain condemns Trump for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 5.11pm GMT Congressional investigators are raising concerns after the revelation that Jared Kushner used both personal email and WhatsApp to conduct government business.Kushner’s lawyer Abbe Lovell confirmed to Elijah Cummings, the current chairman of the House Government Oversight Committee and Trey Gowdy, Cummings’s predecessor, that...
Tags: Health, Mississippi, Washington Post, White House, US, World news, US news, US politics, Abortion, Donald Trump, Jared, Trump, Elijah Cummings, McCain, Kushner, House Government Oversight Committee


With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding. But the expected shortfalls will be covered by taxpayers instead of coal companies, adding more debt to the already struggling fund. […]
Tags: Health, Business, News, Nation, Louisville, Trump, Ky AP


Outside political groups not always what they appear

WASHINGTON (AP) — As ominous music plays in the background, the narrator of a radio ad echoes objections from drugmakers by warning that a Trump administration proposal to apply international pricing to certain Medicare drugs would be a nightmare for seniors. The one-minute spot is the handiwork of the Alliance for Patient Access, a nonprofit […]
Tags: Health, Business, News, Washington, Ap, Nation, Medicare, Trump


Group with consumer-friendly vibe pushes drugmakers’

WASHINGTON (AP) — As ominous music plays in the background, the narrator of a radio ad echoes objections from drugmakers by warning that a Trump administration proposal to apply international pricing to certain Medicare drugs would be a nightmare for seniors. The one-minute spot is the handiwork of the Alliance for Patient Access, a nonprofit […]
Tags: Health, Business, News, Washington, Ap, Nation, Medicare, Trump


Nursing home fines drop as Trump administration heeds industry complaints

The Trump administration's decision to alter the way it punishes nursing homes has resulted in lower fines against many facilities found to have endangered or injured residents.
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Judge vows to rule on Medicaid work requirements by end of March

The federal judge who shot down a Medicaid work requirement plan last June remained deeply skeptical Thursday of the Trump administration's renewed strategy to force enrollees to work.
Tags: Health, Medicaid, Trump


Outcry over Trump’s cuts to Medicare hospital payments

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump pledged not to cut Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid. Once in the White House, Trump reneged on his promise not to cut Medicaid for low-income people. Now he’s being criticized for steep Medicare payment cuts to hospitals proposed in his new budget. The head of a […]
Tags: Health, Business, News, Washington, Ap, Nation, Medicare, Donald Trump, Trump, Social Security Medicare, White House Trump


Symposium: June Medical should be summarily reversed

Jonathan B. Miller is Chief of the Public Protection & Advocacy Bureau in the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General. The views expressed here do not necessarily represent the views of the Massachusetts Attorney General or the Office. June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee potentially presents an opportunity for the newest lineup of the Supreme Court, including Justice Brett Kavanaugh, to revisit constitutional protection of abortion. In a move that surprised many, the justices stayed the U.S. ...
Tags: Health, Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Massachusetts, Citizens United, Medicare, Louisiana, Trump, John Roberts, Centers for Medicare, Medicaid Services, U S Court of Appeals, Federal Election Commission, Bullock


Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ What’s next for the FDA?

The resignation of Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration caught many FDA watchers by surprise. Gottlieb has been an active regulator in a very anti-regulatory Trump administration.
Tags: Health, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Trump, Gottlieb, Scott Gottlieb, KHN


Symposium: In the Louisiana abortion case, maybe the best defense is a good offense

Michael C. Dorf is the Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law at Cornell University. He blogs at  dorfonlaw.org . Chief Justice John Roberts surprised some observers when he joined his four more liberal colleagues to grant a stay of the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in . The stay blocked Louisiana’s law requiring doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. The petitioners argued that the Louisiana law was substantially similar to the Tex...
Tags: Health, Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Senate, Court, Mitch McConnell, Nebraska, Knox, Louisiana, SEIU, Cornell University, Trump, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts


FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb abruptly resigns from his post

That was unexpected, including by the FDA, apparently. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb resigned today, an administration official tells The Washington Post, adding that Gottlieb will relinquish the office in one month. Unlike many people who leave the Trump administration, the resignation wasn’t sought or expected, reports the Post, which notes Gottlieb has recently hired senior staff and has been actively and aggressively diving into new initiatives. In fact, while Gottlieb has since tweeted a ...
Tags: Health, TC, Post, Obama, Washington Post, Washington, Government, Senate, Tech, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Juul, New Enterprise Associates, Trump


FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb just abruptly resigned from his post

That was unexpected, including to his FDA colleagues, apparently. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb resigned today from his post, an administration official tells the Washington Post, adding that Gottlieb will relinquish the office in one month. Unlike many people who leave the Trump Administration, the resignation wasn’t sought out or expected, reports the Post, which notes Gottlieb has recently hired senior staff and been actively and aggressively dividing into new initiatives. In fact, while Go...
Tags: Health, TC, Post, Washington Post, Washington, Tech, Fda, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Westport, Juul, New Enterprise Associates, Trump, Altria Group, Gottlieb, Scott Gottlieb


States sue after Trump administration finalizes changes to Title X family planning program

With the Trump administration's final revision to the Title X Family Planning Program now on the books, so too is the first lawsuit to challenge it.
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AMA, Planned Parenthood challenge Trump family-planning rule

The American Medical Association and Planned Parenthood filed a federal court lawsuit Tuesday challenging a new Trump administration rule for family-planning grants which had been sought by anti-abortion activists. The new rule, announced last week by the Department of Health and Human Services, would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals — a […]
Tags: Health, News, Nation, Northwest, Trump, Ama, American Medical Association, Department of Health and Human Services


Trump aims to stem vet suicide with outreach, local grants

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration is seeking to stem the number of veteran suicides with a plan to boost outreach by awarding grants to community programs. Trump is signing an order Tuesday that directs his agencies to develop the plan within 12 months. A new task force will look to create a grant […]
Tags: Health, News, Washington, Ap, Donald Trump, Trump


California sues to stop new abortion obstacles by Trump administration

Twenty other states plan to sue separately against Trump’s effort to block a rule that would shift funding to faith-based groupsCalifornia and 20 other Democratic-led states announced they were challenging the Trump administration’s effort to set up obstacles for women seeking abortions, including barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers.California attorney general Xavier Becerra said Monday that the state filed its own federal lawsuit in San...
Tags: Health, California, Women, San Francisco, US news, US politics, Abortion, Trump, Xavier Becerra, Trump Administration, US Health and Human Services Department Opponents


Despite 1991 ruling, foes of new family planning rules see law on their side

State attorneys generals and women's health advocates hoping to block in court new Trump administration rules for the federal family planning program face one major obstacle: The Supreme Court upheld very similar rules in 1991.
Tags: Health, Supreme Court, Trump


Ferguson to sue Trump administration over new abortion regulations

The new rule, released Friday, would bar organizations that receive federal Title X money from referring patients to abortion providers.
Tags: Health, News, Local Politics, Ferguson, Local News, Trump, Nation & World Politics


Media literacy - When can you believe your eyes?

Editor's note:One of the positive things that President Trump has done for the American people and people around the world is make them aware of the prevalence of fake news. Scott Adams, the cartoonist who created Dilbert, and an expert on "persuasion techniques" teaches that 80% of news is fake.One of the definitions of mental illness is to be out of touch with reality. There is "fundamental reality" which is our experience based on the laws of nature wherein we manipulate phenomena and there a...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Trump, Scott Adams, David G Markham


Trump administration inches closer to defunding Planned Parenthood

The US Department of Health and Human Services issued its draft final rule to revise the Title X family planning program Friday, jeopardizing a decades-old program that serves millions of low-income people, critics say.
Tags: Health, Trump, US Department of Health and Human Services


HHS finalizes rule seeking to expel planned parenthood from family planning program

The Trump administration Friday finalized a regulation intended to push Planned Parenthood out of the Title X federal family planning program, keeping a campaign promise to anti-abortion groups.
Tags: Health, Trump, HHS


Trump plan to beat HIV hits rough road in rural America

One of the goals President Donald Trump announced in his State of the Union address was to stop the spread of HIV in the U.S. within 10 years.
Tags: Health, America, Donald Trump, Trump


Ralph Drollinger Says He’s Not a Christian Nationalist But Exhorts Legislators to Please God with Immigration Policy

Provider of Bible studies and counsel to members of Donald Trump’s Cabinet Ralph Drollinger doesn’t like to be called a dominionist or a Christian nationalist. Loosely, these terms refer to people who believe the laws of the United States should reflect and be based on the teachings of Christianity. Any other influence is false and will lead to bad government. In a recent newsletter Drollinger uses (misuses) Hebrew words for foreigners to inform legislators about what he believes U.S. immigratio...
Tags: Health, Israel, America, United States, Egypt, Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump, Infertility, Trump, Drollinger, Edom, Marinov, Dominionism, Capitol Ministries, Ralph Drollinger, James Hoffmeier Hoffmeier


Trump gains weight, now considered obese

Gaining four pounds from last year, the president is now carrying 243 pounds on his 6-foot, 3-inch frame. His Body Mass Index is now 30.4, though his personal physician says the 72-year-old "remains in very good health overall."
Tags: Health, News, Nation, Trump


Wife of top Trump official cheers return of measles

Darla Shine is a former Fox News producer and the wife of Bill Shine, the White House deputy chief of staff of communications. This morning, Darla went on a dangerously ill-informed Twitter rant about the recent measles outbreaks in Washington state and Oregon. Here we go LOL #measlesoutbreak on #CNN #Fake #Hysteria The entire Baby Boom population alive today had the #Measles as kidsBring back our #ChildhoodDiseases they keep you healthy & fight cancer — Darla Shine (@DarlaShine) February ...
Tags: Health, Twitter, Post, News, Washington, Oregon, White House, Cancer, MMR, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Bill Shine, U S Air Force, Picks, Darla


The crippling health effects of another government shutdown

At midnight on February 15th, if Republicans and Democrats don’t come to an agreement about border security funding, the American people will be facing the possibility of a third government shutdown since President Trump took office. The most recent government shutdown — the longest in history at 35 days — left nearly 800,000 Americans furloughed or working without pay. […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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After promising health care execs that Medicare for All was dead, Pelosi's team plans toothless pharma deal

If there's one issue that the Democrats could win votes with, it's limits on pharmaceutical prices, because virtually every American agrees that we're being ripped off by Big Pharma (and that goes double for Obama Democrat voters who switched to being Trump voters in 2016). But the Democratic establishment doesn't want the Democrats to win, they want Democrats to win without upsetting the donor class, and pharma spends like crazy (I'm looking at you, Other Cory). Pelosi runs a big organiz...
Tags: Health, Post, News, Obama, US, Corporatism, Pharma, ACA, Caribbean, Trump, Big Pharma, Pelosi, Social Security Works, Universal Health Care, McConnell, Dinos



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