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Plan to allow drug imports will take time

Plan to allow drug imports will take time

By Associated Press WASHINGTON — Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says he and President Donald Trump are working on a plan to allow Americans to import lower- priced prescription drugs from Canada. Azar made the comments Tuesday (July 30) in an interview with CNBC. As a candidate, Trump called for allowing Americans to […]

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Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens testifies in April 2014.

Justice John Paul Stevens, Who ‘Left Us a Better Nation,’ Dies at 99

Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. said, “He brought to our bench an inimitable blend of kindness, humility, wisdom, and independence. His unrelenting commitment to justice has left us a better nation.” Justice John Paul Stevens, whose decisions during almost 35 years on the U.S. Supreme Court triggered a revolution in criminal sentencing and curbed government […]

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Dr. Sally Goza

Prominent Georgia pediatrician says children suffering in border facilities

By Andy Miller, Georgia Health News A Georgia physician who visited migrant border facilities last month says she was alarmed by the signs of children’s stress there. Dr. Sally Goza of Fayetteville, president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics, said Monday that the visit by herself and other pediatricians underscored the organization’s position that the […]

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Trump’s DC Hotel Charged Secret Service $200,000 in First Year of Presidency

By Jamie Ross, Daily Beast The Trump International Hotel in Washington, just five blocks from the White House, charged the Secret Service more than $200,000 in taxpayer money during the first year of Trump’s presidency. Expense documents obtained by NBC News show that a total of $215,254 was spent by the agency at the property […]

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Agr Sec Sonny Perdue

Agriculture secretary says Farmers ‘are one of the casualties’ of Trump’s trade war

By Katie Lobosco and Vanessa Yurkevich, CNN Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue acknowledged this week that farmers are getting hurt by President Donald Trump’s trade war, but expressed optimism that a deal would be struck with China by the end of the year. American farmers “are one of the casualties here with trade disruption,” Perdue told […]

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July 4th

Independence Day and America’s Birthday

By Elaine Owen, Editor Independence Day is a national holiday in the United States, commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At that time, the United States consisted of 13 colonies under the rule of England’s King George III. There was growing unrest […]

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Office of Attorney General Chris Carr

Carr: U.S. Supreme Court Rules World War I Veterans Memorial Cross Can Stay

ATLANTA, GA – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the presence of a World War I memorial cross on public land in Maryland does not violate the Establishment Clause, and that in fact, destroying the nearly century-old memorial “would not be neutral and would not further the ideals of respect and tolerance embodied in […]

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Don’t Complain to BOC Chairman or You Might Get Arrested

By Debi Holcomb, Fannin Sentinel Staff Writer Everyone knows that if you go to a Board of Commissioners (BOC) meeting and try to speak to the commissioners during public commentary, you will get absolutely no response. You have only three minutes to state your case, complaint or concern. The BOC will not recognize anything you […]

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President Trump, AG Barr

FEC chairwoman tweets “it is illegal” to accept anything of value from a foreign national in U.S. election

BY CAROLINE LINTON, CBS NEWS The chair of the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) tweeted a statement Thursday to be “100% clear” that “it is illegal to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a U.S. election.” The statement came a day after President Trump told ABC News he […]

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Attorney General William Barr

Trump Invokes Executive Privilege Over Census Documents, Blocking Their Release

By Sam Levine, HUFFPOST The House Oversight Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt. President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege over internal Justice and Commerce department documents detailing how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted 24-15 on […]

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