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Devon and Sarah reunite in spirit after a long week apart. While still a long-distance episode, they discuss healthcare, Russia and how ridiculous our newscycle has become. Devon geeks out on San Diego Comic Con 2017. They award the Donald Trump Dishonor in Dickwaddery to someone who is TOTALLY NOT A RACIST ASSHOLE*!!!

*Spoiler alert: he is totally a racist asshole.

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Key Articles

  1. Republican strategy on healthcare bill in flux ahead of vote by Amanda Becker (Reuters)
  2. Health Care Overhaul Collapses as Two Republican Senators Defect by Thomas Kaplan (NYTimes)
  3. 3 Republican Women Effectively Killed McConnell’s Latest Repeal Plan by Emma Gray (HuffPost)
  4. Donald Trump Thinks Health Insurance Costs $12 Per Year When You’re 21 by Sy Mukherjee (Fortune)
  5. If John McCain were uninsured, his surgery could have cost $76,000 by Julia Belluz (Vox)
  6. John McCain’s diagnosis is a reminder of how much insurance matters for cancer survival by Julia Belluz (Vox)
  7. Senate Republicans Unsure of What Health-Care Measure They Will Vote On by Natalie Andrews, Stephanie Armour, and Kristina Peterson (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. Team Trump Used Obamacare Money to Run PR Effort Against It by Sam Stein (DailyBeast)
  9. Trump administration scraps Obamacare signup assistance in 18 cities by AP Staff (CNBC News)
  10. y Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related matters with Russian ambassador, U.S. intelligence intercepts show by Adam Entous,
    Ellen Nakashima, and Greg Miller (WaPo)
  11. Trump Aides, Seeking Leverage, Investigate Mueller’s Investigators by Michael S. Schmidt, Maggie Haberman, and Matt Apuzzo (NYTimes)
  12. Mueller Expands Probe to Trump Business Transactions by Greg Farrell and Christian Berthelesen (Bloomberg Politics)
  13. Marc Kasowitz and Mark Corallo depart Trump’s legal team
    by CBS News Team
  14. s Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller’s Russia investigation by Carol D. Leonnig, Ashley Parker,
    Rosalind S. Helderman, and Tom Hamburger (WaPo)
  15. ExxonMobil violated Russia sanctions while Rex Tillerson was CEO, U.S. says by The Washington Post (Syracuse)

Action Items

  1. Trumpcare Toolkit
  2. Little Miss Flint – Backpack Challenge (PackYourBack)

Donald Trump Dishonor in Dickwaddery Links

  1. Schumer Takes Aim at Clinton: Don’t Blame Russia or Comey, “Blame Yourself” by Daniel Politi (Slate)
  2. ‘Game of Thrones’ Showrunners Reveal Next HBO Project: ‘Confederate’ by Carli Velocci (The Wrap)
  3. Game of Thrones Creator on Confederate Series: We Might Mess Up, but We Haven’t Yet by Yesha Callahan (The Grapevine)
  4. n Fla. mayoral candidate had a message for activists who want reparations: ‘Go back to Africa’ by Cleve R. Wootson Jr (WaPo)

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