Dems push election-season health care bill toward House OK
The campaign-season bill seemed certain to move through the House along partisan lines. It has no chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, but the day's House showdown underscored that health care looms as a major battleground in this year's elections. Democrats were poised to use House GOP votes against the measure in campaign ads for this fall's elections. If there's one word for this, cruel," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., said of GOP efforts to scuttle the health care law. The White House filed papers with the Supreme Court last week supporting an effort by GOP-led states to have the entire Obamacare" statute declared unconstitutional.
Senior scientist says administration ignored virus warnings
In this image provided by Public Health Emergency, a department of Health and Human Services, Rick Bright is shown in his official photo from April 27, 2017, in Washington. He said the Trump administration wanted to “flood” hot spots in New York and New Jersey with the drug. According HHS, Bright has not reported to his new post. The complaint said that when Bright tried to press the issue about masks with superiors at HHS, he was ignored or rebuffed. Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned doctors against prescribing the drug except in hospitals and research studies.