Nightly Rundown: Obamacare, Bernie Sanders, And More Tonight

  1.  President Donald Trump said to Bill O’Reilly in an interview that an Obamacare replacement could take a year. This answer is divergent to previous comments on a timetable for replacing Obamacare. He said on January 11th that he would move forward with an Obamacare replacement when Rep. Tom Price was confirmed as health and human services (HHS) secretary.
  2. President Donald Trump resumed his Twitter attacks of United States District Court Judge James Robart because of his ruling against the president’s travel ban from seven predominately Muslim countries today. “If something happens” that could put the U.S. in “peril.” “Just cannot believe that a judge would put our country in such peril. If something happens blame him and court system People pouring in. Bad!” he said on Twitter.
  3. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke out against President Donald Trump’s recent attacks of U.S. District Court Judge James Robart. “It is best not to single out judges,” McConnell told CNN’s Jake Tapper today. “We all get disappointed from time to time. I think it is best to avoid criticizing them individually.”
  4.  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) urged the FBI to investigate President Donald Trump’s finances and personal ties to find out if the Russian government has been blackmailing him. “I want to know what the Russians have on Donald Trump,” Pelosi said on Meet The Press to MSMBC’s  Chuck Todd, who hosts the show. “I think we have an investigation by the FBI into his financial, personal, and political connections to Russia, and we want to see his tax returns, so we can have truth in the relationship between Putin, who he admires, and Donald Trump.”
  5. Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) said about President Donald Trump this guy is “a fraud” and is working with Wall Street to roll back regulations on the financial sector. “It’s hard not to laugh, to see President Trump alongside these Wall Street guys. I have to say this, Jake, and I don’t mean to be disrespectful, this guy is a fraud,” He said to Jake Tapper on CNN’s State of the Union.
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