Author: Benjamin Brown

Senate rejects ‘skinny repeal’ of ObamaCare as 3 Republicans vote no

FOX NEWS Senate Republicans failed to pass Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed “skinny repeal” amendment in a vote Friday morning, signaling what could be the end to any hopes of repealing and replacing ObamaCare. As the clock neared 2 a.m. ET, the amendment proposal failed, 51-49, with Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska joining Democrats in voting no. “It is time to move on,” McConnell said after the vote. Added Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.: “We are not celebrating. We are relieved.” Shortly after, President Trump took to Twitter...

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Christie doubleheader: Defends Trump in interview, catches foul ball

FOX NEWS New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, no stranger to political snafus, may have made his ultimate mistake on Election Night last November, resulting in his removal from then President-elect Trump’s transition team, according to a new book. In “Devil’s Bargain,” author Joshua Green recounts adviser Steve Bannon’s relationship with Trump, but also details Christie’s falling out with the president. The Daily Mail, citing the book, reported that Trump became irate after Christie offered to use his own mobile phone to set up a congratulatory call to Trump from then-President Barack Obama. The idea apparently annoyed Trump, who responded: “You...

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