CV LOOP: House GOP release Obamacare replacement bill



HEALTH CARE // House GOP leaders on health care announced their Obamacare repeal plan last night. The bill would abolish Obamacare tax hikes, expand Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), and create a new tax credit for insurance.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD // How President Trump out negotiated Planned Parenthood.

LGBT // File this one under Elections Matter. The Supreme Court sent a transgender student’s case back to lower court. The decision to send it to a lower court was based on the Trump administration’s announcement that they were withdrawing their support for the case.

TRAVEL ORDER // President Trump signs new travel order in bid to overcome legal challenges. One of the changes: Iraq is no longer on the list of banned countries.

TUESDAY TRIVIA // What provision of the U.S. Constitution is so strict that it can only be amended if 100% of the states agree to it?

RUSSIA // Donald Trump’s tweets over the weekend may have actually been crazy smart — or at least that’s what Andrew McCarthy thinks. He says Trump’s tweets about surveillance of his campaign destroyed the narrative that Russia was trying to hijack the election.

AUTO INDUSTRY // President Trump may reconsider the Obama administration’s strict emission standards.

CULTURE // Actor Corbin Bernsen of “L.A. Law” is now a devout Christian and says he regrets the abortion of his unborn child.

CATHOLIC // Concerned about the Boy Scouts? There are Catholic alternatives.

TRIVIA ANSWER // The Constitution can be amended with 2/3rd vote of both Houses of Congress and 3/4th of the states, or by a Constitutional Convention. But Article V of the Constitution stipulates that “…no state, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate.”

SAINT // Saints Perpetua and Felicity –

DAILY MASS // “From all their distress God rescues the just.” (Ps 34:18) –


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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also regular contributor with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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