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President Donald Trump speaks from the Oval Office of the White House as he gives a prime-time address about border security Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Washington. (Carlos Barria/Pool Photo via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Congressional bargainers are working toward a border security deal amid indications that the White House is preparing to accept a bipartisan agreement that would give President Donald Trump a fraction of the money he's demanded for his proposed southern border wall. READ:...
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January 05, 2019 - 6:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - White House officials and congressional staffers will continue negotiations Saturday over the government shutdown, even after President Donald Trump declared he could keep it going for "months or even years." Trump met Friday with congressional leaders from both parties as the...
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Senator Chuck Schumer on July 2, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
January 04, 2019 - 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Schumer: Trump said he'd keep the government closed `very long period of time, months or even years' Sen. Chuck Schumer updates on state of negotiations to reopen government after meeting with Pres. Trump: "We told the president we needed the government open. He resisted. In fact...
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Washington, DC (WBEN/AP) - As the new 116th Congress is sworn in on Thursday, a partial shutdown of the federal government will continue. From the sound of local Congressman, the stalemate could last a while. "Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have to realize border security is important to this...
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Senator Chuck Schumer on July 2, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
July 19, 2018 - 7:12 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate as girls. Schumer is calling on the federal government to take steps to help prevent drowning deaths...
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Senator Chuck Schumer on July 2, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 05, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Schumer hopes President Donald Trump will pick a mainstream candidate as the next Supreme Court Justice who will focus on existing laws and not invoke new laws. "I don't like candidates that are far-right or far-left," Schumer said. "They try to make law. We just saw...
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Senator Chuck Schumer at the PeroxyChem location in Tonawanda on April 3, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 04, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Chuck Schumer continues to rail against China following their announcement that they will impose tariffs of their own on imported American products. "I am much closer to President Trump on China than I was to President Bush, a republican, and President Obama, a...
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The Huntley Plant in Tonawanda on April 3, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 03, 2018 - 12:59 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Chuck Schumer demanded NRG Energy, Inc. to extend their contract with the Huntley Plant to provide grey, non-potable water to businesses in Tonawanda. Even though it closed its doors in 2016, the Huntley Plant still provides water for manufacturing companies like...
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Senator Chuck Schumer (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 05, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - President Trump on Monday said he doesn't believe a trade war would begin with China as a result of the proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. President Trump plans to place 10 percent costs on aluminum imports and an additional 25 percent tariff on steel projects...
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Explore & More Children's Museum on March 5, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 05, 2018 - 3:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Explore & More Children's Museum is a $35 million project that still has about $7 million left to finish its construction. The museum has received all sorts of funding from members of the public, a challenge grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, and other...
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