Weekend News and Headlines from Friday and Saturday, get caught up.
How cool is this? Warriors never die.
“BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he’ll be walking the beat on titanium legs.
Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when he stepped on a hidden explosive in Afghanistan in 2011, is joining a suburban New York police department.
The 28-year-old graduated Friday from the Suffolk County Police Academy on Long Island following 29 weeks of training.”Read more here. Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department
“Republicans failed to garner enough votes to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) Friday. Pulling the bill, the House went into recess.
The Republican’s first attempt to roll back Obamacare failed.
Who’s to blame?
Truthfully, everyone involved.”Read more here. The Blame Games Begin After the GOP’s First Attempt to Roll Back Obamacare Fails
“Sean Hannity says it’s “unacceptable” for Republicans to fail at repealing and replacing ObamaCare after seven years of promising to do so.
In his opening monologue tonight, Hannity examined why the GOP health care bill was pulled, and what can be done in the future to make sure that something like this never happens again.” Read more and video here. Hannity on Pulled GOP Health Care Bill: ‘This Is Not President Trump’s Failure’
Healthcare, “Stanton Healthcare is a pro-life women’s health care clinic based in Idaho with affiliates in other states as well as Ireland. Stanton offers a host of services for women, including pregnancy verification, options counseling, STD testing, post-abortion exams and support, client advocacy, child birth education classes, and practical assistance. Stanton seeks to provide women and their children with the highest quality in true health care, rather than pressuring or coercing them into buying abortions.
In short, it’s the type of health care provider Planned Parenthood should be (and apparently is) worried about.”. Read more here. Idaho women’s health center seeks to replace Planned Parenthood, partners with hospital to provide mammograms
Wonder what’s wrong with California? One of many things is the leadership.
“California Governor Jerry Brown has adopted an interesting approach to requesting fiscal assistance from President Donald Trump.
Legal Insurrection readers will recall that our governor formally requested emergency funding for the storm damage that occurred in the state, which included deterioration of the Oroville Dam that led to a public evacuation of the surrounding area. Brown is also struggling to find monies for his legacy project, the California high speed train, after the Trump administration halted a grant slated for its construction.
Brown traveled to Washington, D.C.to a address these matters directly with various members of the Trump administration. A sensible approach to take in this situation might have been to politely focus on areas of agreement with the President.
However, since this is Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown,” Read more here. Gov. Jerry Brown taunts President Trump during DC visit
President Trump News:
In other News:
“Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford found something constructive to tell senators on an appropriations subcommittee this week, even if it had nothing to do with the Pentagon budget. The two men challenged lawmakers to finally provide a legal basis for the U.S. war against terrorist groups.” Read more here. Trump’s Top Generals Ask Congress to Join the War on Terror
“The rape of a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland suburban high school by two older students who were in this country illegally has moved the sanctuary city debate back on the front burner. Most voters don’t want to live in a community that shields illegal immigrants from the government, and many question the safety of such communities.” Read more here. RASMUSSEN NATIONAL POLL: 52% OPPOSE SANCTUARY CITIES FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS!
“A DHS report documents how Montgomery County ranks near the top of U.S. jurisdictions that decline ICE detainers; Doug McKelway has the story for ‘Special Report'” Watch video here. Maryland rape case continues to garner national attention
Whistle-blower: Trump likely surveilled for some time “NSA whistle-blower Bill Binney says President Trump allegations indicate that it’s way too easy for the government to spy on everyday Americans”