WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Democrats said they reached a broad agreement on Tuesday on a possible compromise over a government-run insurance plan in a sweeping healthcare overhaul and would seek cost estimates on the deal.
Reid said reports the government-run “public option” had been dropped were “not true.”
“We have a broad agreement,” Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid told reporters, refusing to give any details on the talks.
Per Edward-Isaac Dovere, Kamala Harris is no longer running for president. This is excellent, welcome news -- the cause for celebration. Good riddance! May Harris's failed attempt to find higher office destroy her career and sully her reputation for all time. I'm told that I'm not supposed to feel like this -- ... Read More
Trey Gowdy Dismisses Lisa Page’s Claim that Texts were Taken Out of Context: ‘They Were Talking about Impeachment’
Former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy on Monday dismissed former FBI lawyer Lisa Page's argument that her text messages criticizing President Trump were taken out of context, saying no context is necessary to confirm her bias. "They were talking about impeachment before even Adam Schiff was ... Read More
We gun nuts have long had our eyes on New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. New York City, a challenge to one of the Big Apple's myriad limits on firearm ownership. The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the case yesterday, and hopes run high for the new conservative majority -- but the litigation ... Read More
Before reports emerged that Kamala Harris is dropping out of the presidential race, she was trailing Mike Bloomberg in her bid to be the Democratic nominee for the president, and stood at 2 percent in the latest national Harris–The Hill poll released Monday. On paper, Kamala Harris was a strong candidate for ... Read More
It is not a good look for Democrats, in purporting to respond to the president’s abuse of his constitutional power over foreign relations, to abuse the House’s power over impeachment. That, however, is exactly what they are doing in their unseemly zeal to impeach President Trump on a blatantly political ... Read More
With the NATO summit wrapping up, President Trump continues to complain, accurately, that some allies like Canada are not spending 2 percent of their GDP on national defense, as the alliance requests of its members. There’s really no good excuse for any member nation failing to hit that 2 percent threshold. ... Read More
As I noted Monday on the Corner, British journalist James Kirkup has done a great public service in sharing a document that helps explain how the transgender movement, which many privately admit has overreached and is unconvincing, has been so successful so quickly. The document was produced by a major ... Read More
I've never been the villain of a Clint Eastwood movie before, but no hard feelings. I very much enjoyed Eastwood's new drama Richard Jewell, despite it taking the side of a guy who sued me. I'll post a review next week. I don't know to what extent people who weren't sued by the late Richard Jewell remember ... Read More
Recently, Tom Nichols, a leading anti-Trump voice (and a former colleague), informed me that “Trump has already changed our constitutional system in ways that will outlast us both. You think it's worth it. I don't.” I hear this claim all the time. Trump’s antagonists keep telling me that conservatives, ... Read More