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Claxton, GA
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans’ last-resort “Obamacare” repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week.

Democrats want closer look at Price’s private jet travel

House Democrats say he wasted taxpayer money by chartering five private flights last week for official business when other cheaper travel options were available.

Melania Trump to UN: ‘Come together’ for good of children

Warning that children are closely watching the example of adults, she told the spouses of world leaders that they “must teach each other the values of empathy and communication that are at the core of kindness, mindfulness, integrity and leadership.”

At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea

President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.

Republican governors get into the ‘news’ business

The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media.

Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

US immigrants sue over Trump’s end of deportation protection

Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program shielding them from deportation.

Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission.

Clinton won’t rule out questioning Trump’s legitimacy

Hillary Clinton says she won’t rule out questioning President Donald Trump’s legitimacy depending on what official inquiries uncover about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.

Request denied: States try to block access to public records

Lawmakers supporting the limits say other concerns such as security, privacy and business interests can outweigh the public’s right to information in specific cases.
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