House Oversight Panel Issues Warning About Trump's Tweets, Encrypted Apps
10 March, 2017, 00:45
"The president promised - both during the campaign and after - that he would support efforts to stem the skyrocketing prices of prescription drugs, so I am looking forward to discussing ideas he said he supports", Cummings said on Tuesday.
Elijah Cummings appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday to discuss his recent meeting with President Trump and the Democrat from Maryland's takeaway will probably surprise most people.
The two had been at odds after Trump accused Cummings of cancelling a scheduled meeting because it would be "bad politics" to be seen with the president.
After some political tussling last month, congressional pharma watchdog Rep. Elijah Cummings finally met with President Donald Trump to talk drug prices.
The meeting between Cummings and Mr. Trump was in the works for several weeks.
Cummings replied in a statement, " I have no idea why President Trump would make up a story about me like he did today".
Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, dismissed Trump's allegations that he was wire-tapped by former President Barack Obama - telling Blitzer that the dust-up may cause him to be more careful about his Twitter use.
Paterson Mayor Jose Torres Accused of Corruption
City workers were paid overtime for the work, the state says was not only ordered by Torres, but in which he oversaw. If convicted, he could be sentenced to spend up to 10 years in prison or pay up to $150,000 in fines.
Cummings, a longtime resident of Baltimore, said he urged the president to acknowledge that not all African-American-majority neighborhoods are "places of depression [and] where people are being harmed".
Americans spent $374 billion on prescription drugs previous year, but only 17 percent of people shop around for a lower price.
"T$3 he thing we do know is a problem is voter suppression and that you can't have any reasonable investigation of voting in the USA unless you deal with that issue", Cummings said.
After his meeting at the White House on Wednesday, Cummings said he pressed that case with the president as well, stressing the need for Vice President Pence's inquiry into voter fraud to also include a look at voter suppression.
And, Welch said, "the price is starting to kill us, we just can't afford it". "He knew the facts ... he was even supportive of a proposal that we did not bring to him and that was one that Bernie Sanders and I had been working on".
"We are seeing astronomical increases in some drug prices, sometimes more than 1,000 percent", Miller said.
Another camp believes Trump's Twitter account is willfully used to distract and confuse the public and the media. A spokesman for Mr Obama denied he ever ordered the wiretapping of any U.S. citizen. "This is Nixon/Watergate.
In a similar way, Alcoa Corporation (NYSE:AA) last announced results for quarter ended on 31 Dec 2016, disclosing EPS of $0.14. The share price is now 0.91 percent versus its SMA20, -5.35 percent versus its SMA50, and -6.53 percent versus its SMA200.
Several people were injured Thursday in an ax attack at the central train station in the west German city of Dusseldorf. Earlier, Bruno Macedo tweeted from a train stuck outside the station: "Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf ".
They love it in Baltimore, and they love what we're doing as an organization and as a team and they want to be a part of it. A fifth-round draft pick in 2013, Wagner has started 47 of 62 games in Baltimore over the past four seasons.
CONCACAF released the 2017 Gold Cup groups and schedule on Tuesday with plenty of Seattle Sounders expected to be in the mix. The complete draw brings Costa Rica, Canada, and French Guiana to Toyota Stadium. "We will need to be prepared".
The planned installation of the US anti-missile defence system has led to a diplomatic standoff between China and South Korea. It had violated United Nations instructions by continuing with the missile launches, Wang said.
Panneerselvam faction of the AIADMK today observed fasts across Tamil Nadu demanding a probe into the death of J. There were several suspicions over the death of one of the most loved leaders of the state.
Mishra and Rahi were first arrested in August and September 2013 from Aheri and Chhattisgarh respectively, according to police. The suspended English professor of Ram Lal Anand College, Delhi University, was arrested in May 2014 from Delhi.
Scientists issue new quake warning
This allowed them to generate a "nested survey" of the region, accounting for different resolution scales and depth penetration. Geological Survey released the results of the years-long study warning a major quake could strike soon.
Broncos place second-round tender on McManus
Last season, McManus converted 85.3 percent of his field-goal attempts and 97.0 percent of his extra-point attempts. According to Pro Football Focus, Davis never missed a tackle last season as he led the Denver defense with 96 stops.
Patriots Acquire Tight End Dwayne Allen From Colts
Indianapolis may have moved on from Allen with Doyle's ascension, but the Patriots clearly have a use for him up in Foxborough. Though, he has been an excellent presence in the red zone, as 15 percent of his receptions have gone for touchdowns.
The Browns are still trying to trade for Jimmy Garoppolo
We have all been wondering what it would really take for the New England Patriots to trade back up quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Belichick and the Patriots will continue to work the suitors for Garoppolo under the guise that they're happy to keep him.
Now you can eat like Tom Brady
According to ESPN , Brady and Purple Carrot are branding the ready-to-cook meals " Eat like a goat " in a catchy bit of wordplay. Then again, it'd probably be $400/week for six meals that serve 8-10 people.
Barkindo: Inventories Responding to OPEC Cuts
Brent crude futures were down 34 cents at $55.56 a barrel by 1036 GMT after settling 1.5 percent higher in the previous session. Global oil production capacity is expected to grow by 5.6 million bpd by 2022.