Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Contradicting Trump, McMaster says U.S. will pay for South Korean Thaad deployment

White House national-security chief Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster told his South Korean counterpart that the U.S. would pay for a missile-defense system designed to protect against a North Korean missile attack, apparently reversing President Donald Trump’s remark on Thursday that South Korea should pay for the roughly $1 billion battery.

The Wall Street Journal: Trump guarantees pre-existing coverage in health bill, but won’t address affordability

President Donald Trump insisted that Republicans’ health-care plans would maintain a guarantee of coverage for people with pre-existing conditions — but sidestepped the thornier debate over whether proposed changes could raise insurance costs for sick people to the point where coverage is unaffordable.