Tag: Maine

Maine Guv Refuses Medicaid Expansion After Voters Approve It

Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday that he will not expand Medicaid “until it has been fully funded by the legislature,” despite nearly 60 percent of the state’s voters on Tuesday approving the expansion. Extending Medicaid would benefit an estimated 70,000 people, with 90 percent of the cost funded by the federal government. “The last…

Flights, School Canceled As Winter Storm Hits Northeast

Airlines canceled thousands of flights on Monday as the Northeast braced for a fast-moving winter storm expected to hit parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut with up to two feet of snow by early Wednesday. The storm, Stella, began hitting the East Coast from Washington, D.C., to New York with ice and…

Collins: I’m Open To Trump Tax Subpoena

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine said on Wednesday that she’s open to using a subpoena to investigate the tax returns of President Donald Trump in order to ascertain potential connections to Russia. Collins is on the Senate Intelligence Committee which is looking into Russian interference in the election last year. Collins said on Maine…

Maine Gov. Paul LePage Considers Resigning

Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday morning he may resign as pressure from his own party and Democrats builds following several months of incendary comments by the Republican. In an interview with WVOM, LePage said, “I’m looking at all options,” and later added, “If I’ve lost my ability to help Maine people, maybe it’s time…

Maine Governor Paul LePage Calls Dem ‘C**ksucker’

Paul LePage, the Republican governor of Maine, called a Democratic lawmaker a “cocksucker” in a profane voicemail he left Thursday. Rep. Drew Gattine criticized LePage’s previous comments laying all the blame for illegal drugs on blacks, but denied calling him a racist. LePage didn’t buy it. “Mr. Gattine, this is Gov. Paul Richard LePage,” the…

Bernie Sanders Wins Caucuses in Maine [VIDEO]

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Democratic presidential caucus in Maine on Sunday. There are a total of 30 delegates at stake, but it was unclear how many rival Hillary Clinton had taken. Over the weekend, Sanders won the Kansas and Nebraska caucuses while Clinton claimed the Louisiana primary. However, Clinton actually won more delegates,…

Maine Governor Apologizes for Racist Remarks about Drug Dealers [VIDEO]

Maine Governor Blames Heroin Epidemic on Men “Named D-Money” Who Deal Drugs and “Impregnate a Young White Girl”. Heroin use has exploded across the American northeast, and, according to Governor Paul LePage of Maine, men with names like “D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty” are to blame. Here is his direct quote and video clip: These aren’t people…