National Headlines 5-7-17

Five senators to watch in healthcare fight (The Hill)

Columnist who defended NRA quits after being suspended (New York Post)

North Korea detains another American citizen, KCNA reports (Reuters)

Obama calls on Congress to have political courage in health care debate (FOX News)

Obama’s HHS chief admits some people will be better off under Republican health bill (MarketWatch)

Texas Governor Signs a Ban on Sanctuary Cities (New York Times)

Democrats, don’t get too giddy about 2018 (CNN)

EPA dismisses half of its scientific advisers on key board, citing ‘clean break’ with Obama administration (Washington Post)

Tensions rise as New Orleans prepares to topple Confederate monuments (Washington Post)

Trump: Bedminster stay saves money (CNN)

US Commerce chief says Canadian trade threats ‘inappropriate’ (Reuters)