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February 18, 2019 - 9:15 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York is joining California and 14 other states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. Attorney General Letitia James said in the lawsuit Monday that diverting funding from military construction and other programs to pay for a wall...
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February 15, 2019 - 11:05 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said he will use executive powers to bypass Congress, which approved far less money for his proposed wall than he...
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February 12, 2019 - 8:49 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the White House on Tuesday to urge President Donald Trump to rethink a provision in the 2017 tax overhaul that Cuomo says is prompting a sharp decline in state revenues. The Democratic governor met with the Republican president to discuss...
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February 12, 2019 - 1:00 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will travel to Washington, D.C., this week for a meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss how recent federal tax changes are hurting the state's bottom line. The Democratic governor told reporters on Monday that he'll urge the president to...
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February 07, 2019 - 6:09 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended New York's new abortion law Wednesday after it was criticized by President Donald Trump during the State of the Union address, saying Trump and his conservative allies are lying about the law as part of a broader assault on abortion rights. In an...
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February 05, 2019 - 11:14 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject "the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution." He warned emboldened Democrats that "ridiculous partisan investigations" into his administration and...
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January 25, 2019 - 3:31 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, was arrested Friday morning on several criminal charges stemming from the special counsel's Russia investigation. Stone is charged in a seven-count indictment with witness tampering, obstruction and false statements about...
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January 23, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Washington (AP) - President Donald Trump says he is not surprised about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially postponing his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress until the government is fully reopened. Trump says Democrats have become "radicalized" and "don't want to see crime...
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January 19, 2019 - 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump sought to break the government shutdown impasse Saturday, offering to extend protections for young people brought to the country illegally as children, if Democrats give him $5.7 billion for his long-promised border wall. But Democrats dismissed the...
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January 11, 2019 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump tamped down expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he desires to build his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as a three-week impasse closing parts of the government continued on Friday. Meanwhile, some 800,...
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