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Health Care: President Trump's Triple Threat – NBCNews.com

Health Care: President Trump's Triple Threat – NBCNews.com

WASHINGTON — Still smarting from a failed health care vote last week, President Donald Trump is responding by lashing out with threats to make life harder for insurance companies, members of Congress and millions of Americans relying on Obamacare for coverage. In a series of tweets, Trump has made reference ...

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Senate Republicans brush off Trump's healthcare demands – The Hill

Senate Republicans brush off Trump's healthcare demands – The Hill

Senate Republicans appear poised to ignore President Trump’s demands that they immediately resurrect ObamaCare repeal and abolish the legislative filibuster. Trump has waged a public pressure campaign against GOP senators since they failed to pass even a “skinny” bill repealing ObamaCare last week. Unless Republicans are “total quitters,” Trump tweeted, ...

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Venezuela key opposition leaders seized after poll – BBC News

Venezuela key opposition leaders seized after poll – BBC News

Two Venezuelan opposition leaders, Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, have been re-arrested, relatives of pair say. They were under house arrest after accusations of inciting violence during anti-government protests in 2014. Their families said they did not know where the two had been taken. The move comes just two days ...

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Police take 2 Venezuela opposition leaders from homes – ABC News

Police take 2 Venezuela opposition leaders from homes – ABC News

Two of Venezuela’s leading opposition figures were taken from their homes in the middle of the night by state security agents on Tuesday, in President Nicolas Maduro’s first moves against his enemies since a widely denounced vote giving his government nearly unlimited powers. The wife of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez ...

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Maduro says he will radically overhaul Venezuela's system – Washington Post

By Michael Weissenstein and Fabiola Sanchez | AP, CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro brushed off new U.S. sanctions on him and condemnation at home and abroad of the newly chosen constitutional assembly, saying the vote has given him a popular mandate to radically overall Venezuela’s political system. Maduro said Monday evening ...

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