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Rep. Steve Womack defends Trump, says US immigration policy shouldn't only appeal to "depraved countries." Should make "the same or a better appeal to people from other European countries that can come in here & actually fit into the society as we know it." https://www.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2018/01/13/mahoney-slams-womack-for-calling-haiti-and-african-nations-depraved-steve-womack-is-trafficking-in-racist-comments 
Verma: CMS "continuing to evaluate" Arkansas request to reduce Medicaid expansion eligibility from 138 percent of federal poverty level to 100 FPL ("partial expansion"). No comment at this time.
Trump administration argument: Poverty correlates with worse health outcomes; kicking poor people off health insurance if they don't meet requirements will "incentivize" them to stop being poor and then they'll be healthier. Voila.  https://www.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2018/01/11/trump-administration-releases-guidance-giving-go-ahead-on-medicaid-work-requirements-arkansas-request-still-pending 
Trump administration argument: Poverty correlates with worse health outcomes; kicking poor people off health insurance if they don't meet requirements will "incentivize" them to stop being poor and then they'll be healthier. Voila.  https://www.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2018/01/11/trump-administration-releases-guidance-giving-go-ahead-on-medicaid-work-requirements-arkansas-request-still-pending 
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