Government Oversight

White House: Health-Insurer Payments Will Be Made in August
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The Trump administration said the federal government would make a set of payments to insurers for August, despite threats from the president that the funding would be halted.

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Anonymous Dems plot Trump mental health panel
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Three congressional Democrats approached a Yale psychologist to discuss the logistics of forming an expert panel tasked with assessing President Donald Trump’s mental health, with the ultimate aim of determining whether he is fit to serve in office, STAT reports. Dr. Bandy Lee of the Yale School of Medicine told STAT he had been approached […]

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Vandals deface Lincoln Memorial with expletive — here’s what they wrote
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The National Park Service in Washington, D.C., discovered early Tuesday morning expletive-laden vandalism at the Lincoln Memorial. According to WTTG-TV, the National Park Service first saw red spray paint on the Lincoln Memorial Tuesday at around 4:30 a.m. The vandalism, painted on one of the monument’s columns, read “f*** law.” Lincoln Memorial vandalized today per […]

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California Sues Justice Dept. Over Funding for Sanctuary Cities
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The state joined San Francisco and Chicago in seeking to block the federal government from withholding crime-fighting grants for cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration agents.

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A Florida senator has submitted two pro-gun bills, and here’s what they do
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Florida Republican Sen. Greg Steube has submitted two bills for the 2018 Florida legislation session that could advance, and protect gun rights in the state. The first bill, SB 120, would require businesses and private establishments that prohibit citizens from legally carrying a concealed firearm, to take responsibility for the citizen’s safety: Firearms; Providing legislative intent; requiring […]

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Texas protestors launch movement against Trump’s border wall
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Hundreds of Texans in the Rio Grande Valley, which sits along the United States-Mexican border, on Saturday protested President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. Residents in Hidalgo County want the Trump administration to know that they oppose one of the president’s most controversial campaign promises. “We might seem small and insignificant. Maybe we are,” 19-year-old […]

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Liberals attack Ivanka Trump after she condemns white supremacy, Nazis
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Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump who also serves as an adviser to him, caught flak on social media Sunday after she took to her Twitter account to condemn white supremacy and Nazism. “There should be no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-nazis,” Ivanka wrote. “We must all come together as […]

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