The White House today released an outline of President Donald Trump’s first budget. As expected, the document calls for cutting government programs to offset a big increase in defense spending. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Congress is not going to pass this budget.
The bill to replace the Affordable Care Act is on shaky ground in Congress, drawing criticism from left, right and center in the U.S. House. Guests on “Talk of Alaska” Tuesday said the bill would do more harm than good.
The Trump administration released new instructions late last month on how Homeland Security is supposed to implement immigration policies. Under the Obama administration, immigration officers focused on deporting people who committed serious crimes. Now, everyone who has violated immigration laws could be arrested, detained, and deported. These changes put some Alaskans in limbo.