Daily Archive: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Medical providers oppose Trump-backed health plan, Democrats take aim

By Susan Cornwell and Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. doctors’ organization and several hospital groups came out strongly on Wednesday against a Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump to overhaul America’s healthcare system, as Democrats mounted a fierce battle to thwart the bill. Two House of Representatives committees began debating the

U.S. judge allows Hawaii to challenge Trump’s new travel ban

The state of Hawaii can sue over President Donald Trump’s new executive order temporarily banning the entry of refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. Nathan Frandino reports. ▲ Hide Transcript ▶ View Transcript “It is the President’s solemn duty to protect the American people.” President Donald Trump’s new