President Trump

Tom Puckett
September 10, 2019 - 12:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton. Trump tweeted Tuesday that he told Bolton Monday night that his services were no longer needed at the White House. He says Bolton submitted his resignation on Tuesday morning. I informed John Bolton last night...
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Tom Puckett
August 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Dow lost 623 points on Friday after word of China issuing tariffs and President Trump's response calling on American business to stop working with China , the latest round in the trade war. President Donald Trump, under pressure to scale back a U.S.-China trade war partly...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo joined WAMC radio on Monday morning to discuss this weekend's mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. 1 day. 2 mass shootings. 29 people dead. Our country is under attack from within and continuing to ignore what is happening will only lead to more bloodshed...
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July 23, 2019 - 3:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is suing the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials to prevent his state tax returns from being turned over to the congressional committee. The lawsuit, which was filed Tuesday in Washington, seeks an injection to block a new state law...
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Councilman David Rivera with community leaders condemn President Trump's tweets. July 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 16, 2019 - 1:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - President Trump's controversial comments have drawn the ire of Buffalo Common Councilman David Rivera. The Niagara District councilman said that silence from elected officials means the normalization and trivialization of the words. "We're asking our elected officials to...
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July 02, 2019 - 5:46 pm
Washington, DC (AP/WBEN) The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. That's according to an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question. Kristen Clarke said Tuesday that Trump administration...
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June 25, 2019 - 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP/WBEN) - President Donald Trump is awarding the nation's highest military honor to Iraq veteran and WBEN talk show host David Bellavia, who cleared an insurgent strongpoint and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety. The president presented the Medal of Honor to Bellavia in...
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Brendan Keany
Tom Puckett
June 19, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Congressman Brian Higgins is calling for an impeachment inquiry against President Trump, claiming obstruction of justice. In a statement, Higgins says, "Obstruction of justice is an impeachable offense. The multiple instances of obstruction laid out in the Mueller report...
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June 13, 2019 - 4:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Sanders is...
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May 22, 2019 - 1:28 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to Democrats in Congress. The legislation now goes to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo after final passage Wednesday in the Democrat-controlled Senate and...
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