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. http://cvote.it/2mvrbpa
PLANNED PARENTHOOD // How President Trump out negotiated Planned Parenthood. http://cvote.it/2mvxmJT
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. http://cvote.it/2mvzVLZ
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. http://cvote.it/2mvzqlg
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. http://cvote.it/2mvuYmx
AUTO INDUSTRY // President Trump may reconsider the Obama administration’s strict emission standards. http://cvote.it/2mvyFJ8
CULTURE // Actor Corbin Bernsen of “L.A. Law” is now a devout Christian and says he regrets the abortion of his unborn child. http://cvote.it/2mvv0uu
CATHOLIC // Concerned about the Boy Scouts? There are Catholic alternatives. http://cvote.it/2mvAplu
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 – http://cvote.it/dailysaint
DAILY MASS // “From all their distress God rescues the just.” (Ps 34:18) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings
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