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Government lawyers ask judge to reject CNN's efforts to make Comey memos public
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Government lawyers have asked a judge to reject CNN’s requests to make public the memos of former FBI Director James Comey in which he details his meetings with President Donald Trump.

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Ryan says government is committed to Puerto Rico "for the long haul"
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Speaker of the House reaffirmed federal government’s commitment to island in wake of Hurricane Maria

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Trump deals major blow to Obamacare by ending subsidies
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President Trump has revealed a two-pronged effort to undermine Obamacare. The White House announced late Thursday night that it will end government subsidies for health insurers. That follows a move by the president to bypass Obamacare rules and help employers buy cheaper insurance. Nancy Cordes reports.

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Breaking: Trump stabs at the heart of Obamacare by ending subsidies
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The White House announced Thursday evening that the government funded subsidies designed to keep premiums low in the Obamacare legislation will be ceased. What did the White House say? “Based on guidance from the Department of Justice,” the statement read, “the Department of Health and Human Services has concluded that there is no appropriation for […]

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Rand Paul Defends Healthcare Order: No Cost to Govt, Millions Will Benefit
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President Donald Trump’s executive order on healthcare will not cost the government any money and it will potentially benefit millions of Americans, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Thursday.

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House Passes Disaster Relief, Puerto Rico Credit Bill
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The House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation that would provide $36.5 billion in disaster relief for victims of recent hurricanes and wildfires, as well as emergency credit to help Puerto Rico keep its government functioning.

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Watchdog groups flag Trump administration's ethics troubles
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Concerns over government ethics practices under the Trump administration headlined two watchdog agency’s reports both made public Tuesday.

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