News With Ed -- January 03, 2017
The establishment v. Trump: Twitter power on 1st day of Congress
House Republicans have backtracked on plans to abolish the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) after Democrats found an unexpected ally in President-elect Donald Trump, who urged his party to focus on “more important things.” To discuss further, ‘News With Ed.’ is joined by conservative political analyst Ernie White and GOP Strategist Frank McCarthy.
Trump-care: Health insurance industry back in the driver’s seat – author
Trump has pledged to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare – the signature program of the outgoing administration. Republicans in Congress have already put forward a measure that would ensure the legislation is repealed without the spectre of a Democratic filibuster. For more on this, Wendell Potter, former health insurance executive and author, joins ‘News With Ed.’