According to a poll by Research Plus that was commissioned by the Hankyoreh newspaper, the majority of South Koreans are either opposed to the THAAD deployment itself or feel how it is being rapidly deployed is a problem. Among those who support the THAAD deployment, close to 93 percent said that the U.S. should be the one who foots the bill. Source People’s Daily
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Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump’s agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama’s health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol. Source:France24
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