President Trump

June 20, 2018 - 12:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he'll be signing something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border. Trump said during a White House meeting with members of Congress that, "We want to keep families...
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Tom Puckett
June 19, 2018 - 3:55 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo says New York intends to file a multi-agency lawsuit against the Trump Administration on the grounds that the federal government is violating the Constitutional rights of thousands of immigrant children and their parents who have been separated at the border. We now...
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June 18, 2018 - 3:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Govenor Cuomo has made his message clear and will not send National Guard troops to the New York border in light of President Trump's policy of separating children from families caught illegally entering the US. Cuomo issued the following statement: "The administration's...
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Tom Puckett
June 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) UB Canadian Studies professor Munroe Eagles says the US tariffs against Canada are causing real fears about job loss, and the possibility of an escalating trade battle between the two neighbors. Eagles says things have changed significantly since NAFTA in the early 1990s. "The...
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Tom Puckett
June 11, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As President Trump gears up for his summit with North Korea, one reporter says Canadians will be closely watching that, and another issue making headlines across the border. "It's an issue that does not just affect Korea, not just the United States, but it affects everybody, and...
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Matt Moran
June 04, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Trump Administration announced the U.S. will impose tariffs on steel and aluminium coming from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Congressman Brian Higgins says in terms of Canada it is not in the best interest of the county to start a fight with a over 100 year old...
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Tom Puckett
May 25, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A pair of local political analysts say they're not surprised with the cancellation of the summit between North Korea and the US so close to the June 12th date. They also think the door might still be open for that summit to happen. Republican strategist Carl Calabrese says he's...
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May 10, 2018 - 11:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump says he will meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong in Singapore on June 12. The president tweeted, “We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” Trump is providing details for the first time about the history-making meeting between a sitting...
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May 08, 2018 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday the U.S. will pull out of the landmark nuclear accord with Iran, dealing a profound blow to U.S. allies and potentially deepening the president’s isolation on the world stage. “The United States does not make empty threats,” he said in a...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "I was really taken aback". Republican political strategist Carl Calabrese was watching Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani with Sean Hannity on Fox Wednesday night when a stunning admission was made. Giuliani said President Trump has reimbursed personal attorney Michael Cohen for...
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