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Eric Swalwell posts website on Trump-Russia connection. Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell has launched a website to document the personal, social and business connections between the Russian government and members of the Trump administration — and the threats of such links to U.S. interests.

Eric Swalwell posts website on Trump-Russia connection

In an interview Thursday, the East Bay congressman called it a “living, breathing guide to what is happening” and noted that the site is evolving along with the story. Swalwell, ranking member of the CIA Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, also is calling for an independent, bipartisan commission to probe the extent and nature of ties between the Trump administration and Russia. The website cites reporting by the New York Times that Trump’s campaign had contact with Russian intelligence officials before the election. “I’m continuing to pursue Republicans to join,” he said. Mnuchin: Trump will not cut social security and Medicare 'entitlements'

Donald Trump’s first budget proposal will spare big social welfare programs such as social security and Medicare from cuts, the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.

Mnuchin: Trump will not cut social security and Medicare 'entitlements'

Mnuchin said Trump would use his first address to Congress on Tuesday night to preview some elements of his sweeping plans to cut taxes for the middle class, simplify the tax system and make American companies more globally competitive with lower rates and changes to encourage manufacturing. Speaking on Fox News’ Sunday Morning Futures, Mnuchin, who has acknowledged that tax reform is his top policy priority, said the budget plan would not seek cuts to federal benefits programs known as “entitlements”. “We are not touching those now. The GOP unveils a 'permanent save' for Social Security — with massive benefit cuts.

Amid all the hand-wringing over Republican plans to eviscerate Medicare and Medicaid and repeal the Affordable Care Act, it shouldn’t be overlooked that the GOP has the knives out for Social Security too.

The GOP unveils a 'permanent save' for Social Security — with massive benefit cuts

The latest reminder comes from Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Tex., chairman of the Ways and Means Social Security subcommittee. Johnson on Thursday uncorked what he termed a “plan to permanently save Social Security.” Followers of GOP habits won’t be surprised to learn that it achieves this goal entirely through benefit cuts, without a dime of new revenues such as higher payroll taxes on the wealthy. Do These 10 Things, And Trump Will Be Toast. Postcards designed by Pandora Cards. Fact-checking what Donald Trump got wrong in his ABC News interview. President Donald Trump, in his first major TV interview since taking office, promised that Mexico will pay for the border wall and defended his potential reinstatement of CIA black sites.

Fact-checking what Donald Trump got wrong in his ABC News interview

Sitting down with ABC anchor David Muir at the White House, Trump also doubled down on debunked falsehoods about voter fraud, his inauguration crowd size, torture, international policy, health care and former rival Hillary Clinton. Contact list for major news outlets in the USA. E-mail them urging them to cover the campaign kick-off on Tuesday, March 26! : SandersForPresident. On Obama, President Trump, The Cheneys, And Rumors Of Living In A Post-Truth World - Garrison Keillor: Under Trump, cowards can still lead normal lives. The story line was that (maybe) the Russians trapped him in a compromising situation (Disgraceful!)

Garrison Keillor: Under Trump, cowards can still lead normal lives

And could threaten blackmail and thereby gain leverage (No way!) , but how do you blackmail a playboy and showman of whom the general public has such abysmally low expectations? Give me a break. "Does anyone really believe that story? " he asked. Someone needs to tell the gentleman: "When you're president of the United States, you're not just a man, you're a nation. " Log In. Justin Kloski learned that he qualified for Medicaid under the worst of circumstances.

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The student and part-time lawn-company worker had lost 20 pounds, could not shake a nagging cough and was sleeping 14 hours a day when he decided to visit a clinic in Muncie, Ind., that provides free care for the poor and uninsured. A clinic employee invited Mr. Kloski, now 28, to apply for Medicaid. A few days later, he took his new coverage to the emergency room at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. A CT scan found a 15-centimeter tumor in his chest, so big it was pressing on his windpipe. The Affordable Care Act, and Governor Pence’s decision to go against many other Republican governors and expand Medicaid under the law, may well have saved Mr. He is among more than 400,000 Indiana residents — many of them previously uninsured — who have enrolled in Medicaid since Mr. IU Health says it receives more Medicaid payments than any other health care provider in the state.

Photo Mr. Mr. But Mr. David Fahrenthold tells the behind-the-scenes story of his year covering Trump. IndivisibleGuide 2016 12 20 v2. Action Friday — Shy Person’s Guide to Calling Representatives. GUEST POST: Mr. Hamilton’s Myopia and the Electoral College. By Bill McRae, Billings Bill is a retired college professor who came back home to Montana.

GUEST POST: Mr. Hamilton’s Myopia and the Electoral College

You can email him at and see more at his Facebook page, “An American Progressive.” President of the United States. President. of. the. United. Hamilton’s lofty vision of what a President must be concerns itself more with what he must not be: “The office of President will never fall to the lot of any man who is not in an eminent degree endowed with the requisite qualifications. Mr Hamilton, meet president trump. An American Tragedy. The election of Donald Trump to the Presidency is nothing less than a tragedy for the American republic, a tragedy for the Constitution, and a triumph for the forces, at home and abroad, of nativism, authoritarianism, misogyny, and racism.

An American Tragedy

Inside The Strange, Paranoid World Of Julian Assange - BuzzFeed News. Donald Trump’s Greatest Self-Contradictions. Donald Trump likes to say that he “tells it like it is,” and his blunt style has won him the Republican nomination, buoyed by voters who like feeling they know just where a candidate stands on the issues.

Donald Trump’s Greatest Self-Contradictions