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According to Stephen Colbert, the Senate Republicans are now going to “repeal and replace” their own version of the Trumpcare bill. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had little choice since more than a few of his own GOP caucus had rejected the rushed legislation.

At least some Republican Senators blame Trump for “faltering” as a “closer,” noting that even as he tried to persuade more of them to support Trumpcare, he apparently didn’t know or understand its provisions. But he seems to know that it might not pass.

“This will be great if we get it done,” he told Senators who visited the White House, “and if we don’t get it done, it’s just going to be something that we’re not going to like. And that’s OK, and I understand that very well.” Later, appearing with the Chicago Cubs, he promised “a great, great surprise” on healthcare.

Trump really makes a comedian’s job too easy.

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From left, Ethan Crumbley and his parents James and Jennifer Crumbley

(Reuters) -The parents of a Michigan teenager accused of murdering four fellow high school students were taken into custody on Saturday, a day after each was charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the campus mass shooting.

Authorities began searching for James and Jennifer Crumbley after Oakland County prosecutors announced the charges on Friday, saying the Crumbleys bought the gun for their son as a Christmas present and then ignored warning signs that may have presaged such a massacre.

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet

If it seems like it was just yesterday that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene labeled the President of the United States and in fact every Democrat in the country “communists,” it was, which is why it might seem strangely hypocritical that the Republican from Georgia is labeling herself the “most attacked” freshman member of Congress in all of U.S. history.

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