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BILLIONAIRE BARRAGE: Lee Cooperman is stepping up his attack against Bill Ackman (ADP)

Lee Cooperman, a billionaire hedge fund manager, doesn't like the way another billionaire hedge fund manager, Bill Ackman, is approaching his latest big investment. Ackman runs Pershing Square, an activist fund which takes positionsShow More Summary

Republican Lee calls for school vouchers across Tennessee

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee says he supports spending more public money on private school tuition around Tennessee, and that restrictions should be placed on lobbying by government entities that … Click to Continue »

Bill Lee names former GOP chair to run Tennessee gov bid

Businessman Bill Lee has hired former Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney to run his gubernatorial campaign. Lee also announced that Tony Niknejad will serve as policy director, Caroline Davidson … Click to Continue »

Senators Aim To Reform Outdated Electronic Privacy Communications Act

Senators Mike Lee, Pat Leahy, and a few others, introduced two new privacy-focused bills aimed at reforming the three-decade old Electronic Privacy Communications Act.

Pence Makes Push to Get Health Bill to the Floor

Vice President Mike Pence is making an all out push for the Senate to get the health care bill onto the floor next week, Jonathan Swan reports. “The White House needs to convince two conservative senators, Mike Lee and Rand [...]

Democratic Congresswoman says Paul Ryan 'stripped' her amendment repealing military authorization to fight ISIS from House bill

Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee said on Tuesday that Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan stripped her amendment, which would have repealed authorization for the use of military force against ISIS, from a defense-spending bill. "Ryan stripped my 01 AUMF repeal amdt from DOD Approps in the dead of night. Show More Summary

Barbara Lee Slams Paul Ryan for Killing Endless War Repeal ‘In Dead of Night’

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By Jake Johnson / Common Dreams The California Demcorat’s amendment to the 2018 Defense Appropriations Bill would have repealed the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force had Ryan not intervened.

Trump Calls Lee to Revive Health Care Bill

“President Trump has reached out to Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), the conservative who helped deal what appeared to be a fatal blow to the Senate healthcare bill, as part of a last ditch effort to revive the legislation,” the Washington [.....

Stephen Colbert Celebrates the Ignominious Defeat of Trumpcare as Only He Can

"It is hard to overstate the level of failure here." After Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Mike Lee (R-UT) declared their opposition to Republicans' Obamacare replacement plan, the looming collapse of the bill became evident. Sure enough, Senate...Show More Summary

In Trump style, senators' tweet dashes GOP health care hopes

Mike Lee and Jerry Moran used President Donald Trump's favorite medium — Twitter — to tell the world they were going to tank the president's top legislative priority, the GOP health care bill. Moran said Congress needs to make a "fresh start" on writing a replacement bill, while Lee said the GOP bill doesn't go far enough in lowering premiums for middle class families.

GOP Senator Jumps Over Subway Tracks to Get Away From Reporters After Sinking Healthcare Bill

As TGP previously reported, GOP Senators Jerry Moran (Kansas) and Mike Lee (Utah) announced Monday night that they will not... The post GOP Senator Jumps Over Subway Tracks to Get Away From Reporters After Sinking Healthcare Bill appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Tuesday News: Dead in the water

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WITH TWO MORE REPUBLICANS DEFECTING, MCCONNELL GIVES UP ON SENATE HEALTHCARE BILL: After Republican Sens. Mike Lee and Jerry Moran said Monday evening they would not vote to advance the GOP healthcare bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said he would abandon the effort to repeal and immediately replace Obamacare. Show More Summary

You Want to Know Who to Blame If ObamaCare Is Not Repealed? I’ll Tell You Who

First, let’s start by talking about who won’t be to blame: Senators Mike Lee or Rand Paul. Last night Brit Hume of Fox News tweeted this: Mike Lee now says he'll vote no on the Senate GOP Healthcare bill, joining Rand Paul in in acting to let Obamacare stand. — Brit Hume (@brithume) July 18, […]

The Republican Health-Care Meltdown

John Cassidy writes about the failure of Mitch McConnell’s Senate health-care bill, which was struck down by the Republicans Mike Lee and Jerry Moran.

Healthcare Update: The Worst Possibility Yet

Last night, after Republican Senators Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah rebelled and announced they would not vote for the latest version of the Senate healthcare bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued a statement...Show More Summary

The Senate Republican healthcare bill is dead, and it doesn't look like it'll come back

The Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare in one fell swoop appears to have crumbled Monday, and another revival doesn't appear likely. Republican Sens. Jerry Moran and Mike Lee announced they would oppose a key procedural step to bring the Senate GOP bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), to the floor for debate. Show More Summary


With Mike Lee and Jerry Moran declaring their opposition, the latest Senate health-care bill is dead. McConnell now wants to revert to what was his original idea of repeal-only. The problem is that the CBO score will be much worse—aShow More Summary

Republicans kill Trumpcare

Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran announce their opposition to the Republican health care plan, effectively killing the bill. But this "zombie bill" has come...

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