Michael Caputo

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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "If he sat on it, then he's in big trouble". Political strategist Michael Caputo said "if there was a direct attempt at obstruction of justice by President Trump, then James Comey is in a lot of trouble right now". He said, under the law, the fired FBI Director is required to...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The White House is hoping to announce a permanent replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey this week. Political strategist Michael Caputo said he expects the administration to hire a woman. Caputo offered names from the short list. "Someone like Fran Townsend or Alice...
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(WBEN) One of the most outspoken operatives in national politics gets a lot of attention from a Netflix documentary tonight. And Roger Stone is in it too. WBEN contributor Michael Caputo, an East Aurora based political and PR consultant, spent 15 hours being interviewed by a film crew for the...
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May 01, 2017 - 6:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. Add a Supreme Court justice - no small feat - and call these promises kept. But where's that wall? Or the promised trade...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - On day 100 of the Trump presidency, strategists Michael Caputo and Jeremy Zellner put it into perspective during a 2 hour forum at SUNY Buffalo State's Bulgar Hall, moderated by WBEN's Susan Rose. Zellner, Erie County Democratic Elections Commissioner, said the first 100 days...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Political Strategist and former Trump staffer Michael Caputo is talking for the first time about the House hearing on Russia in which his name came up last week. "I was out of town and immediately after Congresswoman Jackie Speier called out my name and my wife's name,...
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What lies Ahead for Strategist Michael Caputo?
by Susan Rose
Susan Rose
March 21, 2017 - 12:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - If you're Michael Caputo, this is the last thing you want to hear". Dr Kevin Hardwick from Canisius College referring to Caputo's name as a focal point of Monday's House Intelligence Committee hearings with FBI Director James Comey. "As laughable as it seems, you have to take...
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March 20, 2017 - 9:30 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Reality is catching up with President Donald Trump. Hours after Trump dismissed reports that his campaign associates were being scrutinized for colluding with Russia as "fake news," FBI Director James Comey confirmed the investigation is real. And during the lengthy hearin...
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Tom Puckett
March 20, 2017 - 1:44 pm
Washington, DC (WBEN) The name Michael Caputo was brought up during Monday's FBI hearing about Russia's role in interfering with the Presidential Campaign. California Rep. Jackie Speier said, "Let's go back to this tarantula web..." likening Russian leader Vladmir Putin to a tarantula apparently...
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