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Trump firma acuerdo presupuestario, pero declarará emergencia nacional

 02/15/2019 - 04:18
El presidente Donald Trump. Foto: EFE/Michael Reynolds.

Las detenciones en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México se redujeron de 1.64 millones de personas en 2000 a 397,000 registrados en 2018, una caída del 75 por ciento. Aún así, el presidente estadounidense insiste en construir un muro, pasando por encima de la decisión del Congreso en el asunto.

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The Fallout: Trump faces growing backlash over comments about Charlottesville

 08/17/2017 - 04:36
 The president of the United States, Donald Trump, chairing a meeting of a business advisory council. Trump dissolved two of these councils on Aug. 16, 2017, after several chief executive officers quit over his remarks about last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. EFE

The President dissolved two business adversary councils on Wednesday after several chief executive officers quit over his remarks about last weekend"s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump's remarks als sparked condemnation from his fellow Republicans, including two Bush presidents, who issued an statement condemning 'racial bigotry'. 

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Senado tumba última vía de Trump contra Obamacare con voto crucial de McCain

 07/28/2017 - 05:39
El senador republicano por Arizona John McCain abandona el senado mientras los esfuerzos para revocar y reemplazar Obamacare continúan en el Capitolio, en Washington DC (Estados Unidos) hoy, jueves 27 de julio de 2017. La cámara trabaja en la llamada 'ley flaca' de derogación para revocar la ley de salud impulsada por el expresidente Barack Obama. EFE/SHAWN THEW

El senador por Arizona y excandidato a la Presidencia regresó a Washington el pasado martes tras una operación y el diagnóstico de cáncer, para votar a favor de abrir en el Senado el debate sobre Obamacare y urgió a recuperar el espíritu bipartidista en temas de interés nacional.

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Republican health plan is a death sentence for US Latinos, Democrats say.

 06/29/2017 - 03:51
Spectators listen as US Democratic Senator from New Jersey Bob Menendez delivers remarks at a press conference in opposition to the Senate Republican health care bill on the US Capitol grounds in Washington, DC, USA, 28 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

The independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that under the bill drafted by Republican senators, roughly 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026.  That number includes some 6 million Latinos, 1 million of them children, according to La Raza.

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Republican divisions force postponement of healthcare bill vote

 06/28/2017 - 05:27
Senate Majority Leader Republican Mitch McConnell (R) turns away from the microphones beside Republican Senator from Texas John Cornyn (L) after speaking to members of the news media outside the West Wing of the White House following a meeting to discuss healthcare legislation with Senate Republicans and US President Donald J. Trump, in Washington, DC, USA, 27 June 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

 US Senate Republicans on Tuesday found themselves forced - due to internal divisions - to postpone a vote on the controversial bill designed to replace former President Barack Obama"s healthcare reform, a bill that could leave more than 20 million Americans without medical coverage.

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Casa Blanca pide no confiar a ciegas en informe sobre ley de salud del Senado

 06/27/2017 - 09:49
El director de la Oficina de Presupuesto del Congreso (CBO), Keith Hall (d), y el subdirector de la CBO, Mark Hadley (i), celebran una sesión informativa para la prensa sobre el informe anual de Presupuesto y Perspectivas Economicas, en el edificio Ford House de Washington, Estados Unidos, el 24 de enero de 2017. EFE/Michael Reynolds

La Casa Blanca pidió hoy no confiar a ciegas en el informe de la Oficina Presupuestaria del Congreso (CBO) que calcula que la ley sanitaria que debate el Senado dejaría a 22 millones de personas sin seguro médico hasta 2026, al subrayar el historial de "inexactitud" de esa entidad.

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Republican healthcare plan will cost 23 million people their coverage, CBO says

 05/25/2017 - 03:55
Republican Speaker of the House from Wisconsin Paul Ryan speaking to the media, in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 18 May 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

The healthcare reform proposed by President Donald Trump to "repeal and replace" ObamaCare, and which was narrowly approved by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, would leave 23 million people without healthcare coverage over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday.

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