Tag: Donald Trump

Long Island Reps Plan to Phone-In Their Town Hall Meetings

While Republican lawmakers have been the focus of passionate town hall events in recent days, there appears to be an appetite for such meetings across the political spectrum.

Trump Condemns Anti-Semitic Attacks Amid Wave of Bomb Threats

Trump’s comments come amid a fourth wave of bomb threats directed at Jewish Community Centers across 27 states and one in Canada, which began in January.

Trump Once Told New York City His Net Worth Was Much...

President Trump has long given wildly varying numbers estimating his net worth. In 2009, he offered one figure publicly, then said his worth was substantially less on government documents.

Top NY Dems & Long Island Environmentalists Slam EPA Foe Pruitt’s...

As Oklahoma’s attorney general, in 13 of his 14 lawsuits against the EPA, Scott Pruitt reportedly joined corporations and trade associations that had given generously to his political campaign. In his Senate testimony, he was confronted with a letter that he sent against the EPA that was almost entirely copied from a legal memo crafted by well-funded opponents of environmental regulation. He smiled.

Trump Resistance: Emerging Democrat Group Eyes Peter King’s Seat

Besides protest, grassroots groups have emerged in the wake of the election in opposition to the new administration’s policies and with the hope of keeping pressure on elected officials.

Trump Vague on Response to Russian Spy Ship Near Long Island

President Donald Trump outlined his options Thursday regarding the Russian spy ship that was recently spotted lurking off the coast of Long Island, but he didn't say what he'll do about it.

Immigrants Express Post-Election Anxiety & Fear At Community Forum

Dozens of parents told a panel of elected officials, lawyers and religious leaders that children, especially Hispanic students, are hesitant to go to school out of fear that immigration agents will pick them up.

Report: Number of U.S. Hate Groups Rose for Second Consecutive Year

The number of hate groups in the United States increased for the second consecutive year—a rise partly attributed to “radical right” groups emboldened by President Donald Trump’s candidacy, according to a recent report.

New York Lawmakers Grapple with Abrupt Ouster of Trump National Security...

Reps. Peter King, Kathleen Rice, Tom Suozzi & Sen. Chuck Schumer weigh in on the abrupt departure of Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

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.