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Trump threatens government shutdown over border wall

An animated and ardent President Trump on Tuesday threatened a government shutdown over his border wall, railed against the media and defended his controversial response to the violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Trump struck a civil and conciliatory tone as he kicked off a campaign event in Phoenix, calling for unity […]


President Trump plays The Rolling Stones despite requests to stop

You can’t always get what you want — unless you’re the president. President Trump played “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” after his hour and a half long speech in Phoenix on Tuesday night despite numerous warnings from the legendary band to stop using their music. Trump used the band’s song “Start Me Up” […]


De Blasio, top aides used personal email for city business

But, his emails! Mayor de Blasio frequently used a personal email address while conducting city business, the Department of Investigation found while investigating whether he’d done favors for Harendra Singh, a donor who owed millions in back rent, taxes and repairs on a Queens restaurant on city property. A search of City Hall computers, laptops […]


State pols seeking Council seats have bad attendance records

Four State Assembly members are vying for seats in the City Council — but they haven’t had great track records showing up for votes at their current gigs, attendance records show. All four were among the 25 members with the highest percentage of missed votes, according to an attendance analysis by State Watch that was […]


Cuomo trashes de Blasio's tax plan for funding the MTA

ALBANY — The feud goes on. Gov. Cuomo on Tuesday declared Mayor de Blasio’s call for a tax on high-earners to help fund the MTA “dead on arrival.” “The millionaire’s tax I do not believe is politically viable,” Cuomo told reporters after an event in Rochester. He said such a tax has been proposed previously […]


Woman mocked by Mnuchin's wife uses fame to promote fundraiser

The Oregon mom belittled by the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is trying to use her 15 minutes of fame for good. Jenni Miller, 44, told the Daily News she had trouble sleeping Monday night after Mnuchin’s fashion-fixated wife Louise Linton flaunted her wealth on Instagram then turned “incredibly condescending” when Miller called her […]


STASI: Presidential children should be off-limits to media snipes

Just when you think the media swamp doesn’t have room for even one more muck-swimming slimebag’s hateful rhetoric, along comes a slam on the President’s little boy. I’m talking about The Daily Caller reporter’s attack on Barron Trump’s clothes, which sunk to a new low in cowardly media snipes. Because the reporter must have done […]


Trump might protect Dreamers for border wall, tougher immig laws

The Trump administration might play with lives to get its wall. President Trump’s aides have been urging him to use Dreamer immigrants as a “bargaining chip” in a deal to secure Trump’s Mexican border wall and stronger immigration laws, according to a report. Several of the President’s top advisors, including his daughter Ivanka and her […]


Sen. Menendez heads to court for corruption trial jury selection

An optimistic Sen. Robert Menendez arrived Tuesday for jury selection in his federal influence-peddling trial, accused of taking cash and gifts from a Florida eye doctor. Menendez, wearing a blue suit and carrying a thick binder, faces trial with co-defendant Dr. Salamon Melgen for their allegedly improper relationship. The pair share a friendship that dates […]


A history of President Trump’s ‘secret’ plans for major problems

President Trump’s biggest plans for the United States are for him to know and us to never find out. When Trump delivered a much-hyped but nearly detail-free national address Monday on America’s war in Afghanistan, it became the latest example of the President presenting a secret plan for one of the country’s most vital issues. […]

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