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PHOENIX — Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake on Thursday said they were studying a new Senate health care proposal repealing much of Barack Obama’s health care law and imposing big cuts to Medicaid, but the proposal was slammed by many who have been lobbying for it to retain coverage for millions of Medicaid patients.
Four conservative senators promptly said they can’t support the draft of a health care bill released Thursday by the Senate’s Republican leadership as a cure for Obamacare.
We’ve heard all manner of complaints about the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, many of them fully justified. They’ve most recently drawn the wrath of the President for putting the temporary kibosh on his travel ban, but the list of perceived sins by the largely liberal judges spread across that massive holding dates back much further.
Is Congress finally getting to the business of splitting the unworkable Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals? This has been a long-running debate spanning several decades, but one that is imperative to resolve if we are to provide equal and adequate access to justice for all.
PHOENIX — An Arizona congressman said he does not expect a lull in divisive rhetoric following the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise to last.
“I would like to believe that people in the world change but I’m not convinced that it will be a long-lasting change,” U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Reality Check with Darin Damme on Wednesday.
The House Judiciary Committee recently debated the Secret Service Reauthorization Act, a bill with broad support from both sides of the aisle. As debate concluded, Democrats introduced an amendment that’s sole purpose appeared to be to attack President Donald Trump.
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will pass the Financial CHOICE Act. It will eliminate the idea of “too big to fail,” which actually meant “too small to grow.” It will provide regulatory relief to the financial services industry by rolling back unnecessary government intrusion into our financial system.
PHOENIX — In the wake of another terror attack in the United Kingdom, an Arizona congressman is wondering why the United States is not gearing up for war.