Author: Kaitlyn Schallhorn

Trump’s feuds with Republican lawmakers, from Paul to Graham

FOX NEWS It was President Donald Trump versus Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., this weekend as the two politicians publicly traded jabs. Trump kicked off the feud with a series of tweets in which he said Corker “begged” for his endorsement for reelection. Corker announced in September that he would not seek a third term. “Senator Bob Corker ‘begged’ me to endorse him for re-election in Tennessee. I said ‘NO’ and he dropped out (said he could not win without my endorsement). He also wanted to be Secretary of State,” Trump said. “I said ‘NO THANKS.’ He is also largely...

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Former Trump administration officials, from Price to Comey

FOX NEWS Tom Price, the secretary of Health and Human Services, resigned from his post at the White House Friday evening, following criticism of his use of private planes. Price is the latest departure in a growing group of people who have left the young Trump administration in just its first year – a group that includes former press secretary Sean Spicer, F.B.I. director James Comey and chief strategist Steve Bannon. Read on for a running list of who has left the White House since Trump took office. Sally Yates Taking over as acting attorney general following the departure...

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Trump’s tax reform plan: Who are the winners and losers?

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled Wednesday their plan for a massive tax overhaul. The plan, meant to be a framework for Congress to negotiate into legislation, still has missing parts. But read on for a look at who wins and loses under the proposal as it stands now. Winners Corporations with high tax rates: The framework lowers the corporate tax rate to 20 percent from 35 percent. Trump initially wanted to lower it to 15 percent but said his “red line” for the rate is 20. It also lowers the tax rate for small businesses...

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Trump tackles the NFL and national anthem: A timeline

FOX NEWS For football fans, it was a weekend filled with upsets, dramatic game-deciding calls from referees – and politics. President Trump set his sights on the National Football League when he lashed out at athletes who protest the national anthem before games. The response from the NFL and its players was swift and unavoidable as the weekend’s games brought opposing teams together, united against a common enemy: the president. Read on for a look at Trump’s gripes with the sport. Cowboys gain ground with Trump After the Dallas Cowboy’s Monday night game, Trump tweeted that “big progress” was...

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Graham-Cassidy health care bill to replace ObamaCare: What is it

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump continued to tout his support of Senate Republicans’ latest effort to replace the Affordable Care Act and struck back against certain criticisms of the bill.   Trump expressed his approval of the Graham-Cassidy Bill – put forth by Sens. Lindsey Graham, S.C., and Bill Cassidy, La. – in multiple tweets this week, even going so far as to publicly criticize the lone Republican senator who already opposed it. Trump also promised Wednesday night that the bill contains a plan to include coverage for those with pre-existing conditions, an oft-repeated criticism of the bill by...

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Trump’s comments on North Korea, from ‘fire and fury’ to blaming China

FOX NEWS As tensions between North Korea and the U.S. continue to escalate, President Donald Trump lambasted the “rogue nation” during his inaugural address to the United Nations General Assembly this week. During the speech, Trump vowed to “totally destroy North Korea” if the country so provokes him. He also said North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is “on a suicide mission,” using the nickname “Rocket Man” to describe him. The North Korean ambassador to the U.N. left the room ahead of Trump’s speech to boycott it. And North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters late Wednesday...

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Single-payer health care: What is it?

FOX NEWS As the debate over ObamaCare in the U.S. continues, a controversial European-style health care model is gaining more traction among liberal Democrats – the idea of a single-payer system. Some states have already tried – and failed – to implement such a system, in which the government serves as the sole payer for health care costs. But like the current legislation and recent GOP proposals, a single-payer plan is quite controversial. Here is a look at what single-payer health care is, and how it compares to other models. What is single-payer health care? The very term “single-payer...

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North Korea’s nuclear weapons program has grown with each Kim regime

FOX NEWS North Korea on Thursday announced a detailed plan to launch a volley of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers. The Asian country warned that it is preparing to fire four missiles over Japan and into the waters around Guam – where some 7,000 U.S. military personnel reside among the island’s population of 160,000 American citizens. In response, President Donald Trump turned up the heat on North Korea as tensions between the two nations grew this week. The president warned that if North Korean leader Kim...

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