Congress Finishes Spending Bill, Sends Legislation To Trump
07:14, May 9, 2017
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Budget analysts have estimated that 24 million could be uninsured by 2026, including 14 million by next year. "And if that comes to a shutdown in September, so be it", he said Sunday on "Face the Nation", when asked about Mr. Trump's threats of a government shutdown in September. "Instead, this bill includes a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health", said a top Democratic negotiator, Sen.
The House overwhelmingly approved a second bill that Republicans wrote to snuff out a glaring political liability. With waivers, insurers could charge people with pre-existing illnesses far higher rates than healthy customers, boost prices for older consumers to whatever they wish and ignore the mandate that they cover specified services like pregnancy care.
The House passed the measure Wednesday on a big bipartisan vote, though 103 conservative Republicans opposed it.
To the delight of Democrats, the bill sidesteps numerous promises made by Republicans in general and Trump in particular. The plan fails to fund numerous things Trump promised while on the campaign trail previous year - most notably, it omits funding for Trump's "big, handsome wall" that would divide the United States from Mexico.
Mr Trump was likely referring to regulatory and other changes the administration can make to the Obama law.
Congress is expected to revisit the President's request for border wall funding this summer when considering the Trump Administration's FY 2018 budget.
Democrats talked up how the deal lacks funding for a wall on the border with Mexico, and pointed out that it does not include much of the massive cuts to domestic programs that Trump wanted.
The CBO's analysis of the original GOP bill concluded that version of the legislation could leave as many as 24 million additional people without health insurance in the next decade while reducing the deficit by $337 billion during the same period.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 28, 2017.
Upton's conversion was especially significant because he's a respected, centrist voice on health issues and former chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
The lopsided, 79-18 Senate vote sends the huge bill to the White House in plenty of time to avert a midnight Friday shutdown deadline. Even though each approval fell short of Trump's demands, the president boasted on Tuesday: "This is what winning looks like".
Mr Flynn was dismissed as defence intelligence chief by the Obama administration before he became became a Trump supporter. The New York Times , USA Today and Politico are among the additional publications covering Yates' testimony.
He said, without providing specifics, that " considerable common ground was identified " between the US and ASEAN on North Korea . Murphy said Tillerson was quite emphatic about the need to stop these activities to give the talks a good chance of succeeding.
Coupe defended his acquisition of the Argos chain, which has dramatically increased Sainsbury's footprint in general merchandise. Mr Coupe said it had been a "pivotal year" for the group after the £1.4bn takeover of Argos, which contributed £77m to profits.
The family created the site hugsfromholly.com, a campaign in memory of Holly , who would have turned 4 on Wednesday. To celebrate Holly's legacy the family is asking others to wear pink and spread random acts of kindness.
Griffin also said that "Ki" was the first person shot and he was hit three times - twice in one leg and once in the other. Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a birthday pool pa.
We saw a Canelo that came forward and pressing the action for the entire fight. "This is incredible fight for everyone". Golovkin will put his WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight titles on the line against the WBO light-middleweight champion.
Malkin's deflection was initially waved off for goaltender interference, but the Penguins challenged and the call was overturned. It wasn't until the second that the scoring started, with Sidney Crosby scoring twice and Alex Ovechkin scoring once.
But The Greek Freak made a very poor decision when the Bucks were trying to complete their comeback in the final seconds. There were marvelous athletic feats from Antetokoumpo and timely jumpers from Khris Middleton and Matthew Dellavadova.
The former North Carolina quarterback was rated as the top player at his position in this draft, and will now call Chicago home. The Houston Texans climbed nearly as far to No. 12 for Deshaun Watson , giving the Browns their first-round pick next year.
US Marines veteran and Twitter user Alexander McCoy was one of the first to blast the VOICE hotline. His tweet ignited the powder keg of people waiting to troll the VOICE hotline.
Real Madrid ease past Tony Adams' Granada
"I'd like to play in every game, like everybody else", he said. "When you score after two minutes, it makes the game easier". However, it mattered little as Real maintained their flawless La Liga record in nine games without Ronaldo this season.
Senate Confirms Perdue as Agriculture Secretary
That set the stage for Perdue to follow through on his planned first visit to USDA headquarters as Agriculture Secretary Tuesday. Since exports are a major source of US farm income, producers are looking to Perdue to advocate for their needs in trade talks.
Wenger: I hate myself after bad Arsenal results
The same can not be said of Mesut Ozil though, with the World Cup victor under-fire, under scrutiny and, he believes, underpaid. Speaking before Sunday's home match with Manchester United, the Frenchman joked: "That means I was wrong".
Prabhas to skip Karan Johar's Baahubali 2 bash
However, Prabhas welcomed none of the proposals and only glued to work for last 5 years - that proves his commitment for films. The sequel has surpassed SS Rajamouli's original film Bahubali: The Beginning's record, which grossed Rs 519 crore in 2015.
Rangers' Hamels scratched with tightness in right oblique
Hamels retreated to the clubhouse to receive treatment, and will return to Arlington on Wednesday for additional evaluation. Hamels has a career 8.6 K/9 mark, but is sitting at a putrid 4.1 through one month, while his velocity is also down.
Google agrees to pay $334M in back taxes in Italy
It recalled that tax police acting under the instructions of Milan prosecutors conducted probes relating to the 2009-2013 period. In a statement, Amazon said it pays "all the taxes we are required to pay in every country where we operate".
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