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Here’s what Trump is doing on mental health after the Texas shooting

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio / Axios President Trump said last week that the shooting that left 26 people dead at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas was “a mental health problem,” not a gun problem. In doing so, he made mental health an issue whether mental illness was the underlying factor in the church shooting or not. Why it matters: It’s clear that Americans ... Read More »

Trump Health Agency Challenges Consensus on Reducing Costs

WASHINGTON — For several decades, a consensus has grown that reining in the United States’ $3.2 trillion annual medical bill begins with changing the way doctors are paid: Instead of compensating them for every appointment, service and procedure, they should be paid based on the quality of their care. The Obama administration used the authority of the Affordable Care Act ... Read More »

US Government Websites Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Rant Attacking Trump

HIGHLIGHTS Several government websites were hacked in Ohio The hack is part of ongoing cyber-terrorism across the globe The message left by the group ended with “I love the Islamic state” Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group. A message posted on the ... Read More »

This photo of Donald Trump and Pope Francis is making the internet go wild

On Wednesday, President Trump and his family went to Rome to meet with Pope Francis. They shared a half-hour discussion and exchanged gifts. Afterward, the Trump family and pope posed for photos. The encounter was immortalized in many snapshots, including this one: Credit: GettyReuters noted that Pope Francis remained stern while Trump “beamed” at the cameras. Observers on Twitter quickly ... Read More »

Trump FY18 request offers plus-up for technology programs

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon’s fiscal year 2018 budget requests $574.5 billion in base funding with another $64.6 billion in wartime supplemental funding, with a focus on near-term readiness over long-term modernization. The budget is largely in line with work that begun under the Obama administration, a result of both logistics – budget planning began more than a year ago for ... Read More »

This is not the health-care bill that Trump promised

After years of insisting the Affordable Care Act was “rammed through” without Americans knowing what it would cost, House Republicans passed their own health-care plan on May 4, without an estimate of its impact from the Congressional Budget Office. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) It was one thing for Donald Trump to pledge on the campaign trail that his plan for health ... Read More »

Trump starts review of federal ‘overreach’ in education

Washington (CNN)In a move meant to follow through on promises he made to conservatives during the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that aims to rein in federal control of education in the United States. The order, which Trump signed while flanked by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Vice President Mike Pence and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, ... Read More »

Trump It doesnt matter if health care vote happens next week

President Donald Trump said Friday he is in “no particular rush” to see legislative action started on replacing the Affordable Care Act and overhauling the American tax system. “We’ll see what happens,” he told reporters after signing an executive order at the Treasury Department. “No particular rush, but we’ll see what happens.” Trump had appeared to seek a flurry of ... Read More »

Trump just destroyed internet privacy

Congress a few days ago voted to pass a repeal of Obama’s broadband privacy rules that prevented internet service providers from selling your personal data without obtaining consent first. The White House then confirmed that President Trump will sign the bill, without specifying when that will happen. It turns out that Trump inked the new law on Monday, making the ... Read More »

Caviar introduces iPhone 7 with portraits of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

The inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the US unlocked as many meme ideas as there are protests against his actions. But might be the weirdest we have seen – Russian company Caviar sells two 32GB iPhone 7 units with gold-plated backs and embossed faces of the Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. The backs also include the coat of ... Read More »