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Comey rips GOP For Enabling Trump's FBI Attacks: 'How Will Republicans Explain This to Their Grandchildren?'

Former FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday slammed Republicans for refusing to stand up to Donald Trump, even as the president continues his relentless attack on the bureau’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016, collusion with the Trump campaign and possible obstruction of justice.

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Republicans Are Helping Trump Attack Democratic Principles to 'Save The President’s Skin': Foreign Policy Expert

An international politics expert who studies authoritarian regimes said President Donald Trump was following the playbook of Turkish president Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan.

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The FBI Is Literally Working to Protect a Source Because Trump's Allies Are So Dangerous: Report

Despite the fact that House Republican's repeated requests for sensitive information on the origins of the Russia investigation reportedly risk endangering the life of a crucial FBI informant, President Donald Trump's allies are still pushing to have the underlying facts revealed, according to a new report in the Washington Post.

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House Republicans Want to Straight-Up 'Break' the Actual System of Law Itself

House Republicans are attacking the Department of Justice and by extension the special counsel's Russia probe on so many fronts it's impossible to keep track. Freedom Caucus chair Mark Meadows's new tact is to push for a federal audit of Robert Mueller under the guise of oversight in order to get an unredacted copy of the "scope memo," which lays out the boundaries of his Russia investigation. The Washington Post writes:

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Paul Ryan's Leadership Falters As Colleagues Flee Congress to Escape Trump

With many of his biggest power players resigning, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) may be losing his grip on the lower Congressional chamber.

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Trevor Noah Agrees with Trump on One Thing - His Health Care Bill Is a 'Mean, Son of a B*tch'

Republicans' number-one legislative goal, repealing and replacing Obamacare, faces a narrow path toward achievement, even with the party controlling all branches of government. 

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With All Eyes on Trump, GOP Congress Is Still Working to Strip Health Care from Millions

One of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) is the ban on insurance discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions. It’s no wonder, then, that Republican politicians want voters to believe that their replacement bill, the American Health Care Act, does not return us to the pre-ACA world, where people with pre-existing conditions often found themselves unable to get anything close to adequate, affordable health insurance.

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5 Explosive Town Halls You May Have Missed Last Week

Last Thursday, 217 House Republicans passed the heavily contested American Health Care Act, which the Congressional Budget Office predicts will strip 24 million Americans of their insurance over the next 10 years. Now House Republicans are feeling the wrath of their constituents.

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The Republican Party Is Sociopathic: If You Didn’t Know that Already, the Health Care Bill Should Make It Clear

On Thursday, Republicans in the House of Representatives voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act in order to give the richest Americans and corporations billions of dollars. To accomplish this, Republicans will deny tens of millions of Americans who have chronic and preexisting health problems access to affordable medical care. The Republican Party’s plan to punish the sick and to kill the “useless eaters” has expanded its targets to include women who have been victims of sexual assault or domestic violence or suffered from post-partum depression. The Republican plan will also hurt disabled people, senior citizens, new mothers, pregnant women, children in special education programs and babies. It is estimated that at least 43,000 Americans a year will die if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

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The Biggest Reason House Republicans Won't Stand Up to Trump

From the moment Donald Trump secured the 2016 presidential nomination, throughout his Access Hollywood sexual-assault tape scandal, and even right up until today, Republican elected officials have overwhelmingly given him their full backing. There’s one incredibly important reason for why so many House Republicans in particular continue to stand by him: He carried the vast majority of the districts they represent by a very wide margin.

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How Republicans Intend to Kill Obamacare

There are standard dictionary definitions of the word reconciliation – “the restoration of friendly relations” and “the action of making one view or belief compatible with another” among them – and then there is the Congressional process called Reconciliation. The former suggest comity, the latter is the process by which debate is closed down and a budget bill can be passed through the Senate. With Republicans holding a 52 to 48 advantage over Democrats (including two Independents), Reconciliation is how Republicans intend to overturn the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.

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