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In Iowa, financial pain follows Trump-style Medicaid reforms

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When President Donald Trump tapped policy consultant Seema Verma to run Medicaid and Medicare in his administration, he called her part of a health care “dream team.” But the health policy changes she helped design in Iowa have felt more like a nightmare to providers serving poor and disabled residents across the state. Verma has helped…

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WaPo reporter patiently explains to Meghan McCain why whistleblower claims against Trump are worse than any Obama scandal

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"The View" hosted a Washington Post reporter who revealed bombshell claims about President Donald Trump's phone conversations with a foreign leader, and he explained to co-host Meghan McCain exactly why those allegations were so explosive.

Two former U.S. officials told the Post that an intelligence official was so alarmed by promises Trump made on the call that they filed a whistleblower complaint that acting director of national intelligence Joseph Maguire refuses to turn over to the House Intelligence Committee.

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Amazon pledges to meet Paris climate goals 10 years early

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Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged Thursday the retail giant will meet its emissions targets taken under the Paris climate accord 10 years ahead of schedule.

"We want to use our scope and our scale to lead the way," Bezos -- the world's richest man -- told a news conference in the US capital.

Bezos said Amazon would be the first signatory to the Paris climate accord to commit to meet its targets under the deal a decade early, with other companies to follow suit.

As part of the ramped-up pledge, Bezos said Amazon had agreed to purchase 100,000 electric delivery vans from vehicle maker Rivian, to help cut its carbon fooptprint.

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‘Everyone believes you’re dumb enough’: Trump denials instantly mocked after bombshell reports about ‘inappropriate’ call

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President Donald Trump went on a Tweet-spree Thursday morning, asking how anyone could possibly believe he would say or do something inappropriate in a conversation with a foreign leader. It prompted the internet to cite all of the many erratic and irrational things the president has done in his tenure in the Oval Office and during the 2016 campaign.

"I just fired the head of the FBI. He was crazy, a real nut job," Trump said after firing James Comey. "I faced great pressure because of Russia. That’s taken off.”

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