Relisha Rudd Community Search, Trump Slashes Funding For Obamacare Enrollment

Community Members Search For Relisha Rudd In NE DC.

(Washington, DC) —  Community members are conducting another search for Relisha Rudd.  The eight-year-old girl has been missing since she was abducted four years ago by a janitor at the DC General homeless shelter.  There have been several unsuccessful searches for the girl since she disappeared.  Today’s search is happening near Nannie Helen Boroughs Avenue in northeast DC.

Trump Slashes Funding For Obamacare Enrollment

(Washington, DC) — Obamacare funds are being slashed by the Trump administration. Most of the funding provides help for people signing up for the Affordable Care Act. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid announced they will provide only ten-million-dollars for the navigator program when the next enrollment period begins this fall. That’s down from nearly 37-million-dollars last year. It coincides with a 90-percent cut in the advertising budget for Obamacare. It’s the latest in a series of moves to weaken the Affordable Care Act by the White House.

Manafort Lawyers Say Jail Transfer Could Put Him In Danger

(Washington, DC) — Lawyers for Paul Manafort are worried about his safety in jail. Attorneys for the former Trump campaign manager asked a judge not to transfer Manafort to a jail near Washington, DC. Earlier, the judge ordered him to be moved so he could have better access to his legal team. The legal team say the move could put Manafort in danger. Manafort goes on trial July 25th on bank and tax fraud charges that came out of the probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election.

 

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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