President Trump continues to blame a small group within his own party for scuttling one of his primary campaign promises: repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. When congressional Republicans gathered at a retreat in Hershey, Pa., two years ago, nine House members met secretly to hatch a plan to buck the establishment and push their more-conservative agenda. Its official mission statement reads, in part, that it will “support open, accountable and limited government, the Constitution and the rule of law, and policies that promote the liberty, safety and prosperity of all Americans.” That means things like repealing Obamacare, sharply reducing social programs, decreasing military spending, defunding Planned Parenthood, securing the borders and balancing the budget.
On Thursday, Democratic Congressman Steve Israel joined Alexis Christoforous on “Yahoo News Live” to discuss his support for Hillary Clinton, her path to the nomination and, as the former chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, how Donald Trump’s candidacy will impact the down-ballot elections in November. Does he think Clinton will ultimately be the nominee, despite Bernie Sanders’ continued presence in the race?
Former Govs. Mike Huckabee and Martin O'Malley talk about the election, the Revolution and Triumph the Insult Dog with Bianna Golodryga on “Yahoo News Live.”
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“In the current housing crisis, families are faced with frequent moves, evictions, and homelessness.”
“Rent control restricts supply and is economic madness.”
“Should we simply allow the cycles of displacement and segregation to occur without any policy intervention?”
“Rent control is a mistake … Even if it provides short-term relief. It eventually hurts the very people it’s trying to help.”
“The law already protects homeowners from unchecked market forces. It’s time for the law to better protect renters too.”