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Many Trump Voters Will Be Hurt By Budget Cuts Proposal

Many Trump Voters Will Be Hurt By Budget Cuts Proposal

By Jonathan Lemire and Josh Boak | Mar 17
In his first budget blueprint since taking office, President Trump held to his promise to build up the U.S. military while slashing domestic spending - even for programs that benefit the rural and lower-income Americans who voted for him last November

Trump Budget Slashes Agencies to Pay for Defense, Mexico Wall

Trump Budget Slashes Agencies to Pay for Defense, Mexico Wall

By Andrew Taylor | Mar 16
President Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico wall

Watch: 'Empire's Jussie Smollet Takes Down Trump in New Music Video

Watch: 'Empire's Jussie Smollet Takes Down Trump in New Music Video

By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 16
While TV star Jussie Smollett was in the recording studio working on his own music apart from "Empire," set for release later this year, he couldn't help but write a song about what's going in the world, from injustice to President Donald Trump.

House GOP Health Bill Facing Fresh House Committee Test

House GOP Health Bill Facing Fresh House Committee Test

Mar 16
The White House and Republican leaders are talking to rank-and-file lawmakers about revising the GOP health care overhaul, hoping to keep a rebellion by conservatives and moderates from snowballing and imperiling the party's showpiece legislation.

Trump Suffers Second Defeat As Revised Travel Ban On Hold

Trump Suffers Second Defeat As Revised Travel Ban On Hold

By Jennifer Since Kelleher and Gene Johnson | Mar 16
A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban hours before it was to take effect, marking the second time courts have thwarted Trump's efforts to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations.

In Bipartisan Letter to Trump, Caucus Co-Chairs Urge Prioritizing HIV/AIDS

In Bipartisan Letter to Trump, Caucus Co-Chairs Urge Prioritizing HIV/AIDS

Mar 15
This week, HIV Caucus Co-Chairs U.S. Representatives Barbara Lee and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen sent a letter urging the administration to continue the longstanding American commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS, both in the United States and abroad.

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse TrumpCare Despite HRC's Warning It May Hurt HIV Coverage

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse TrumpCare Despite HRC's Warning It May Hurt HIV Coverage

Mar 15
Log Cabin Republicans fare among a "broad coalition of leading conservative groups" who signed an open letter to congress endorsing the GOP's Obamacare repeal plan that the HRC warns could cost many living with HIV to lose their healthcare coverage.

Covered California Compares ACA and Trumpcare

Covered California Compares ACA and Trumpcare

Mar 15
Covered California released a new comprehensive analysis on Tuesday detailing the financial assistance available through the Affordable Care Act as well as a preliminary analysis of how changes proposed in federal law would affect enrollees.

Trump State Dept. Taps Reps from Anti-LGBT Groups for UN Women's Rights Delegation

Trump State Dept. Taps Reps from Anti-LGBT Groups for UN Women's Rights Delegation

Mar 15
The US's delegation to the 61st annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) includes representatives of two organizations known to oppose the UN human rights system, LGBTIQ rights, and women's sexual and reproductive health.

Did Trump Leak His Taxes to Distract From Healthcare Debacle?

Did Trump Leak His Taxes to Distract From Healthcare Debacle?

Mar 15
Which item do you think the White House wants America focused on this week: A disastrous Congressional Budget Office report that makes an Obamacare repeal dead on arrival, or a leaked 2005 tax return that showed the president paid taxes?

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