Rep. Comer Discusses ‘Repealing and Replacing’ ACA with President Trump

by MATT MARKGRAF –  Kentucky Congressman James Comer discussed healthcare in the first district with President Donald Trump on Air Force One to and from Louisville on Monday. In a release, the Republican congressman thanked the president for working to “repeal and replace Obamacare.” In the rally Monday night, Trump thanked Comer for his support. Comer’s Communications…

Sen. Rand Paul says he’s a ‘no’ on GOP plan to replace Obamacare during speech in St. Matthews

by Justin Sayers , @_JustinSayers – The Senator called the Republican-backed repeal of the Affordable Care Act “Obamacare Lite.” Marty Pearl/Special to C-J Senator Rand Paul vowed to vote “No” on a Republican-backed plan to repeal-and-replace the Affordable Care Act, adding that he doesn’t currently think the GOP has enough votes to pass the legislation that he calls “Obamacare…

McConnell: Federal job creation agency for Kentucky, Appalachia won’t be cut

by The Associated Press – CORBIN, KY. — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’ll fight a proposal to eliminate a 52-year-old federal agency that seeks to create jobs. McConnell told WYMT-TV (http://bit.ly/2mIdsId) Saturday that he’s opposed to the proposal to do away with the Appalachian Regional Commission, which is contained in President Donald Trump’s budget…