Social Security payments are based on a government measure of inflation, and are set automatically without any involvement of the White House. This year’s numbers were announced by the Social Security Administration in October, before Trump was elected and took office.
He says the bipartisan crowd is “a very good thing” and predicts a deal on health care will happen “very quickly.”
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“If the president puts Russian salad dressing on his salad tonight, somehow that’s a Russian connection,” he suggested.
“The public knows the real criminals are Planned Parenthood and their business partners,” Daleiden said.
“The administration is asking the American taxpayer to cover the cost of a wall — unneeded, ineffective, absurdly expensive — that Mexico was supposed to pay for, and he is cutting programs vital to the middle class to get that done,” said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. “Build the wall or repair or build a bridge or tunnel or road in your community? What’s the choice?”
“Nevadans need these protections regardless of what’s happening in Congress,” said Elisa Cafferata, president of Nevada Advocates for Planned Parenthood Affiliates. “Family planning and preventative health care are still very much threatened.”
“It sounds like you got a jumbo jet sitting on the roof of your house,” Collins said by telephone of the wind roaring outside. “It really is so loud. It’s incredible.”
“We are facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the United Nations,” Stephen O’Brien, the U.N. humanitarian chief, told the U.N. Security Council after a visit this month to Somalia and South Sudan.