Between 2005 and 2016 Mitch McConnell took $5.9 million from the healthcare industry while Paul Ryan took $4.2 million
Ivana Trump's new book reviewed by the New Yorker
Every hour Trump flies on Air Force One costs taxpayers more than $142,000. For just two weekend trips to Mar-a-Lago that Trump took in March, taxpayers paid $1.2 million. Again, that's just for the plane that ferried Trump. That doesn't count the cost of fighter jet escorts, the planes carrying Trump's limousines, or any of the on-the-ground costs.
Seconds after praising his party's efforts to pass a new health-care bill that estimates said would leave millions uninsured, President Trump praised Australia's government-funded universal heath-care system. "We have a failing health care -- I shouldn't say this to our great gentleman and my friend from Australia, because you have better health care than we do," a tuxedo-clad Trump said at a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Manhattan on Thursday. Australia has a government-funded health-care system, called Medicare, that exists alongside private insurance. The system is funded in part by taxes, including on the wealthy.