Trump and Healthcare

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  • Senate Rejects Bid for Quick Action on Right-to-Try Bill Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and allies will continue to work to get a version of a right-to-try bill to President Donald J. Trump's desk over the objections of many of their Democratic colleagues.
  • Trump Signs 2018 Budget, With Some Big Wins for Healthcare Many programs and agencies got boosts this year, despite earlier calls for some cuts. The legislation provided no new funding for the Affordable Care Act, though.
  • Congress Unveils $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill as Shutdown Looms Republican and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress late on Wednesday unveiled a $1.3 trillion bill to fund the government through September, which includes an additional $80 billion in national defense spending but fails to fund some of President Donald Trump's immigration initiatives.
  • Research Misconduct Allegations Shadow New CDC Head The Trump administration yesterday announced that HIV expert Robert Redfield will lead the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ignoring complaints that his work on high-profile vaccine research more than 20 years ago was flawed.