New Healthcare Bill, WikiLeaks, and More
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It’s finally here.
After Rand Paul’s search, and much fanfare, House Republicans unveiled a bill to repeal the current Affordable Care Act, called the “American Health Care Act.”
Straight away, both sides of the aisle ripped the bill apart. Republicans say it doesn’t go far enough, whereas others are blasting it for taking Medicaid away from sick, rural Americans.
House committees plan to begin voting on the legislation Wednesday. Read the story from The Atlantic.
WikiLeaks Info Dump
WikiLeaks released more than 8,700 documents and files that it says it got from the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence. Among the information that was leaked: a “substantial library” of digital espionage techniques borrowed from other countries, including Russia. Read the story from The AP.
President Trump offered to continue federal funding for Planned Parenthood if they stop providing abortions. They declined. Read the story from The AP.
A bird flu outbreak at a Tennessee chicken farm has led to almost 75,000 chickens being destroyed. Thirty other nearby farms have been quarantined. Read the story from The AP.
More Anti-Semitic Threats
Several Jewish community centers and the Anti-Defamation League received threats on Tuesday. Read the story from The AP.
The Supreme Court sent an important case about transgender rights back down to a lower court. Read the story from The Atlantic.
White House Tourists
Number 45 welcomed a group of fifth-graders to the White House, which had been closed to visitors since the inauguration. Read the story from The AP.