In a contentious hearing Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) grilled Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) — Donald Trump’s nominee for Health and Human Services secretary — over his proposal to cut to cut funding for Medicare and Medicaid, as well as his introduction of legislation that directly benefitted a company he held stock in. Noting that more than 100 million Americans receive healthcare through the federal programs Medicare and Medicaid, Warren asked Price if he hopes to cut Medicaid funding by more than $1 trillion dollars, as his 2017 budget proposal
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Watch: Betsy DeVos was asked during her confirmation hearing how she would enforce the disabilities law for education.
President Obama on Chelsea Manning: "The sentence she received was very disproportionate relative to what other leakers had received."
Sen Sanders: I'm asking your personal opinion.EPA Administrator Nominee Pruitt: My personal opinion is immaterial. Sanders: Really?
Today, Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt began making his case to senators on Capitol Hill that he is.
Last week Trump blew the secret behind expanding White House press conferences: make them like Putin's
UN Ambassador Nominee Nikki Haley: "We should stand up to any country that attempts to interfere with our system."
Rep. Tom Price: "We are a compassionate society." Bernie Sanders "No, we are not a compassionate society…
POTUS: "This whole notion of voting fraud, this is something that has constantly been disproved. This is fake news."
President Obama told President-elect Trump: "This is a job of such magnitude that you can't do it by yourself."
President Obama told President-elect Trump: "This is a job of such magnitude that you can't do it by yourself." pic.twitter.com/ZLhViHxGn4— CSPAN (@cspan) January 18, 2017
Obama final presser: Full sentences, coherent paragraphs & supportive words about a free press. May not see this at the WH for a long time.— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) January 18, 2017
this can't be happening
The Trump International Hotel in Washington is banning the media from its premises during inauguration week
How soon before the working Americans who voted for Trump realize he’s part of the oligarchy that has screwed
The impeachable question was asked, but he did NOT answer. Did Trump coordinate with Russia on the election?
President-elect Trump has written his inauguration address draft himself, in a departure from his campaign speeches
After the Russian leader rallies to Trump's defense, Masha Gessen argues a triumphant Putin is 'out to destroy the world as we know it.' Duration: 7:38
A new CNN/ORC poll finds Obama's approval rating now stands at 60% - the third-highest of any outgoing president
Donald Trump said he had "stayed away" from deals in Russia. In fact, he sought business there since the '80s.
Most people say it's still easier to be a man than a woman in American society -- except Republican men.
It's President Obama's last week and he's determined to protect his entire legacy. Republicans are just as determined to make his entire legacy that time he wore mom jeans.
Not closing Guantánamo is one of Obama’s greatest failures, putting a stain on America’s human-rights record
"Do think if you were not a multimillionaire…that you would not be sitting here today?" Bernie Sanders!!!
Ben Carson thinks extending more public housing benefits to the LGBT community amounts to "special rights"
ABOUT THE MARCH
The Boston Women’s March for America will convene on Saturday, 11 a.m. sharp January 21, 2017. Marchers will gather on the Boston Common’s “Carty Parade Ground” on corner of Beacon and Charles Streets.
We are planning a 1 mile route from Boston Common to Commonwealth Avenue, turning on Clarendon and back to the Common.
For All Details Visit Boston Women's March for America
President-elect Trump spends Martin Luther King Day weekend discussing urban development with comic Steve Harvey and disparaging civil rights leader John Lewis on Twitter.
CNN's Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper discusses the controversy surrounding CNN breaking a story about the Russian government's compromising dossier on President-elect Donald Trump. Seth Meyers