President Trump

Brendan Keany
February 18, 2019 - 2:31 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - A local contingent of protestors gathered outside City Hall this afternoon to take part in a nationally organized rally against President Trump's national emergency declaration. Dozens of people gathered outside City Hall this afternoon to protest President Trump’s...
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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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Brendan Keany
January 22, 2019 - 12:26 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Monday, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul was in Buffalo to attend the 29th annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast at the Buffalo Convention Center. After her speech, which focused mainly on the legislative initiatives to ensure equality and justice for...
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Buffalo Billion
Tom Puckett
December 11, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Alain Kalyeros is scheduled to be sentenced for his role in the Buffalo Billion bid rigging scandal, some are wondering if there's a parallel between the Buffalo Billion, the Mueller investigation and the two men in power. "With both administrations, we're seeing folks very...
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Tom Puckett
October 31, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) President Trump claims he can end birthright citizenship with a swipe of his pen. One local immigration attorney says not so fast. Trump says he can issue an executive order to do away with birthright citizenship, part of the 14th Amendment. That caught Rosanna Berardi of the...
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Rep. Tom Reed
Mike Baggerman
October 23, 2018 - 12:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - President Donald Trump endorsed Western New York congressional representative Tom Reed in his re-election campaign. "Congressman Tom Reed of New York’s 23rd District has done a great job," the president said. "He has my complete and total Endorsement!" Congressman Tom Reed of...
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USA Today
Erie, Pa. (WBEN) - President Trump is heading to Erie, Pennsylvania this week. It's the latest stop on his national midterm campaign tour. Trump last visited Erie in August of 2016, when Pennsylvania played a pivotal role in the presidential election. Trump ended up carrying the Keystone state...
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Tom Puckett
August 22, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Syracuse, NY (WBEN) A day after Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and Paul Manafort was convicted on tax fraud by a jury, Governor Cuomo has a stern warning to President Trump: don't even think about pardoning either man. "Manafort and Cohen I think are not just...
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August 21, 2018 - 5:40 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been found guilty of five counts of filing false income tax returns, one count of failing to file a report of a foreign bank account in 2012 and two charges of bank fraud. The jury couldn't reach a verdict on 10 counts - three...
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August 21, 2018 - 5:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer,” Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to charges including campaign finance fraud stemming from hush money payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal. The 51-year-old Cohen said in federal court in New...
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