Tag: Donald Trump

How Trump, Tariffs & Retaliation May Impact Long Island

Politicians who call for using tariffs as trade-war ammunition remind me of the old Woody Allen bit where he describes a fight where he hurt the other’s guy fist with his nose.

MS-13 Gangster Charged in Brentwood Teen’s Murder, Feds Say

A reputed MS-13 gang member has been arrested for allegedly killing an Brentwood High School student whose body was found in 2016, federal authorities told the Press.

Trump Speech Spotlights Long Island Gang Issue

President Donald Trump twice mentioned Long Island in his first State of the Union address Tuesday while discussing his administration’s war on the violent transnational street gang MS-13 that’s killed dozens locally.

Ex-Prez Bill Clinton Preaches Unity in Brookville

Former President Bill Clinton preached unity during a speech that touched on a wide range of topics at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville last week.

Trump Narrows Picks for Next Top Federal Prosecutor on Long Island

President Donald Trump reportedly narrowed down the list of candidates he’s suggesting to be the next top federal prosecutor on Long Island to two prominent attorneys.

22% of Long Island Villages Don’t Hold Pledge of Allegiance

One fifth of villages on Long Island don’t hold the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of their monthly board meetings, contrary to routine at most government meetings, the Press has found.

What Does DOJ Review of Police Settlements Mean for SCPD Reforms?

Oversight of SCPD comes amid a March 21 memo issued by Jeff Sessions to U.S. Attorneys across the country calling for a review of “compliance reviews."

Sessions Cites Central Islip Quadruple Murder in Touting MS-13 Crackdown

U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions cited last week’s quadruple murder on Long Island while touting a renewed federal crackdown on the violent street gang investigators suspect was responsible: MS-13.

Protesters Rally Across Long Island & Country To Demand Trump Release...

Tens of thousands of people from Long Island to California joined in rallies and marches across the country on Saturday to demand that President Donald Trump fulfill his past promises to release his tax returns as other presidents before him have done.

‘Tax Marches’ Planned on LI & Across Nation to Push President...

Members of the so-called Trump 'Resistance' are organizing 'Tax March' rallies across the country, including outside Internal Revenue Service (IRS) buildings in Hauppauge and Bethpage.