Tag: Barack Obama

Can The Democrats Be As Stubborn As Mitch McConnell?

If Chuck Schumer and his Senate Democrats choose a path of obstructing President Trump’s agenda, they will have learned from the best.

Reports of 8-Year-Old Girl’s Death in Yemen Raid Sparks Review Into...

The Yemen raid, the first known covert military operation approved by President Donald Trump, is justified under the ever-evolving interpretation of the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF).

Is There Room For Dissent Within The Trump Administration?

Foreign Service workers and diplomats were put on notice Monday when President Donald Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, criticized the leak of a dissent memo critical of the administration’s travel ban.

Donald Trump Sworn in as First President from NY in 72...

Donald Trump was sworn in Friday as 45th president of the United States, becoming the oldest and richest incoming commander in chief ever and the first from New York in 72 years.

Women by the Thousands Plan to March on Washington This Weekend

Hundreds of thousands of people plan to come together in the nation's capital this Saturday to march for women's rights as Donald Trump takes office. Others will join in across the country including Long Island and New York City to stand with them.

Obama’s Legacy: A Historic War On Whistleblowers

In his eight years in office, the Obama Justice Department spearheaded eight Espionage Act prosecutions, more than all US administrations combined. Journalists were also caught in the crosshairs.

Who Is Chelsea Manning?

Who is Chelsea Manning? Chelsea Manning is a former private first class in the US Army and whistleblower who leaked 700,000 classified US...

Steve Israel Exits The House & Enters The University

Last January, eight-term Long Island Congressman Steve Israel shocked the Beltway by announcing he was leaving the House of Representatives. Now, a year later,...

NY AG to Obama: Dismantle Framework of ‘Discriminatory’ Registration Program

Established by the George W. Bush administration after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) captured the names of non-immigrants entering the US who originated from 24 predominantly Muslim nations as well as North Korea.

In Trump Meeting, Rep. King Calls for Muslim Surveillance Designed After...

After the Sept, 11, 2001 attacks, the NYPD created a massive surveillance operation—aided by at least one CIA operative—directed at Muslims. It led the police department entrusted with policing the five boroughs to stretch its increasingly growing intelligence apparatus to Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut and even parts of Pennsylvania.