The White House is backing President Trump's unsupported claim that up to five million people voted illegally in November, and that's why he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by about 2.9 million. The White House isn't sharing the "evidence" on which the president is basing his claim of voter fraud. Nancy Cordes reports.
More than 70 rural hospitals have closed since 2010 -- and many more may be headed down the same path.
Rural hospitals are facing a myriad of financial challenges, and those in states that have not expanded Medicaid are feeling the most financial pressure. Sixty-three percent of hospitals vulnerable to closure are in states that have not expanded Medicaid, according to a report from iVantage Health Analytics, a firm that compiles a hospital strength index based on data about financial stability, patients and quality indicators.
U.S. Republican President-elect Donald Trump kept up his attacks on Democrats and Obamacare on Thursday while calling for a bipartisan congressional effort to come up with a healthcare alternative that would lower costs and improve care.
In a series of tweets, Trump, who takes office on Jan. 20, blasted Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer and his fellow Democrats, who have vowed to preserve President Barack Obama's legacy-defining healthcare law even as Republicans move ahead with their long-running bid to scrap it. read more