Tag: Donald Trump

NY Politics: A Game of Thrones

Op-Ed: Rabid ideologues clash with pragmatic progressives in a fierce power struggle over governance of both city and state.

What Happened With Ford and Kavanaugh 36 Years Ago?

Op-Ed: Whom should we believe? What did happen on that summer night in 1982? Even with an FBI investigation there may still be doubts.

Trump Touts MS-13 Crackdown on Long Island

President Donald Trump touted his administration's crack down on MS-13 during his second trip to Long Island in less than a year to discuss the street gang at a round table with local officials.

Trump Visiting Long Island To Discuss MS-13, Again

President Donald Trump is expected to visit Long Island on Wednesday to discuss the street gang MS-13 — the president’s second visit to LI in less than a year for the same reason.

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.