Health care, WikiLeaks and the FCC; here’s what’s On Our Radar today:
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Fallout continues to grow in the wake of the GOP’s American Health Care Act. Endorsed by Trump, the Obamacare replacement still faces opposition from conservative groups and lawmakers. Just today the AARP came out against the AHCA, saying, “this bill would weaken Medicare's fiscal sustainability.” Drug maker Eli Lilly had this to say about it.
Trump meets with lawmakers at 5 p.m. EST to discuss the act and next steps. Tune in to Risk and Reward for smart analysis.
A massive document dump by WikiLeaks shows that the CIA has been using smartphones, TVs and other devices to spy. Major companies including Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung were all being used. Now many are asking: what can these companies do to ensure security?
Neil Cavuto at 12 p.m. EST looks at both sides of the debate!
Net Neutrality in Question
Today, the Federal Communications Commission’s new Chairman Ajit Pai will testify in front of a Senate committee to discuss net neutrality. Pai has made his intentions clear to go after current rules, which were passed under Obama’s administration. It’s good news for Republicans and major providers, like Verizon (NYSE:VZ), which opened service providers up to stricter regulations.
Varney and Co. will be watching the testimony LIVE at 10 a.m. EST.
Did You See This?
On International’s Women’s Day, check out this behind-the-scenes footage of the 2017 Girls Inc. annual luncheon!