Michael Caputo

March 04, 2019 - 4:13 pm
Washington, DC (AP/WBEN) The House Judiciary Committee is launching a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, his White House, his campaign and his businesses. The panel is sending document requests to 81 people linked to the president and his associates. One of those is Michael Caputo. House...
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Tom Puckett
February 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Tonight, President Trump gives his second State of the Union address, and one political strategist expects to hear more of an agenda driven message than in years past. READ: Trump to call for unity in address "The president in his previous addresses hit optimistic notes, calling...
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Tom Puckett
January 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) While eight have officially thrown their hats into the ring, one political analyst thinks as many as 30 may enter the fray for the Democratic nomination. Michael Caputo believes one of the latest official entrants will come up the front runner. "I think the best one right now is...
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November 23, 2018 - 5:26 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A conservative writer and associate of Trump confidant Roger Stone said Friday that he is in plea talks with special counsel Robert Mueller's team. Jerome Corsi told The Associated Press he has been negotiating a potential plea but declined to comment further. He said on...
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Tom Puckett
October 24, 2018 - 4:00 am
Elma, NY (WBEN) Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon will be at Jamison Road Fire Hall in Elma, taking part in a get out the vote rally at the Jamison Road Fire Hall. He says the Republicans appear united while the Democrats appear to be scattering on their own. Speaking with Bauerle...
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Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, talks about the approaching midterm election during an interview with The Associated Press, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Washington. Bannon told the Associated Press that if the elections were held today, he believed the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats and the House of Representatives, but argued there was time to turn that around. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Mike Baggerman
October 22, 2018 - 9:24 am
ELMA, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Jamison Volunteer Fire Hall is not caving to public criticism following the announcement that former White House advisor and former executive chairman at Breitbart News Steve Bannon will hold a "Get out the Vote" rally on Wednesday. Michael Caputo, who helped organize the...
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Tom Puckett
October 10, 2018 - 11:59 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Congressman Chris Collins spent 20 minutes on WBEN this morning stating his case for re-election. Speaking with Michael Caputo, Collins says he's running actively while under indictment on charges of insider trading. "In America, you're innocent until proven guilty. There is a...
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Mike Baggerman
October 09, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With four weeks to go until the midterm elections, Congressman Chris Collins' campaign strategy is causing some to scratch their heads while others laud the campaign's approach to a rare situation. The Collins team sends press releases, many of which only include quotes from...
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Tom Puckett
September 19, 2018 - 7:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Wednesday, Congressman Chris Collins announced he would actively campaign and serve his term if he wins re-election. One GOP strategist says Collins has a lot of work ahead of him. What exactly is active campaigning? "I see that as actual events, going door to door, meeting...
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Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
August 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Interviews with the republicans who may replace Congressman Chris Collins on the ballot in November begin this week. The favorite according to WBEN sources is State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer who is in his fifth term as a state legislator representing parts of Erie and...
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