NEW YORK — After much speculation, actress and activist Cynthia Nixon announced Monday that she is officially throwing her hat in the New York gubernatorial race and will be challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary. “I love New York, and today I’m announcing my candidacy for governor,” she tweeted Monday, along with a video. “I’ve never lived anywhere else,” Nixon says in the video. “But something has to change. We want our government to work again, on health care, […]
President Donald Trump says the nation “must get tough” with drug dealers, which includes utilizing the death penalty.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — A Democrat running for governor of Wisconsin, who breastfed her daughter during in a campaign ad, is brushing aside criticism and said the response has been “overwhelmingly positive,” according to WITI. While shooting an ad about her work to ban a toxic chemical in baby bottles, Kelda Roys’ 4-month-old daughter started to cry and her husband handed the baby to her. Roys consoled her daughter, then breastfed her as the camera crew kept shooting. In an interview with […]
President Donald Trump, months after he pledged to voters in New Hampshire that fighting the state’s opioid crisis would be a key focus of his presidency, will roll out his administration’s multi-pronged plan to combat the epidemic. The event marks Trump’s first trip back to the first-in-the-nation primary state — and the state that that introduced the businessman-turned-politician to the opioid scourge — since he won the presidency. The President, joined by first lady Melania Trump, will lay out a […]
President Donald Trump on Monday continued his Twitter attack on special counsel Robert Mueller, calling the ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election a “witch hunt.” A total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 19, 2018 “A total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest!” Trump tweeted. He has frequently slammed the probe as a “witch hunt,” dismissing it as a frivolous investigation launched by his political enemies seeking to delegitimize […]
President Donald Trump on Sunday took out his frustrations over the intensifying Russia investigation by lashing out at special counsel Robert Mueller, signaling a possible shift away from a strategy of cooperating with a probe he believes is biased against him.
President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where it’s appropriate under the current law.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team interviewed former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and asked about the firing of FBI Director James Comey, a source briefed on the matter confirmed to CNN. The source would not say when the interview, first reported by Axios, occurred. Mueller also has memos written by McCabe documenting his conversations with President Donald Trump, a person familiar with the matter told CNN. The memos also detail what Comey told McCabe about his own interactions with Trump […]
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Flake has a direct message for the Republicans of New Hampshire: Someone needs to stop Donald Trump. And Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, may stand up against the Republican president in 2020 — either as a Republican or an independent — if no one else does. “It has not been in my plans to run for president, but I have not ruled it out,” the 55-year-old Flake said Friday in his first solo political […]
(CNN) — Amariah Matos wasn’t happy. She was told that when class let out Thursday, she’d have to spend three extra hours in school — serving detention. She’d have to do that again Friday and on Monday. That’s the price 16-year-old Amariah and 35 others at Lindenhurst High in New York were told they’d paying for walking out of class during the National School Walkout on Wednesday. In her case, a last-minute request from the New York governor spurred school administrators to […]