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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health Dr. Anthony Fauci, joined by United States President Donald J. Trump
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“We can’t have the cure be worse than the problem.” That was the refrain from President Donald Trump, who said Monday that he wants to reopen the country for business in weeks, not months, as health and economic experts begin to butt heads.
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Steve Mnuchin
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The first federal checks to families could be $3,000 for a family of four under the White House proposal to unleash $1 trillion to shore up households and the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus outbreak. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that the “checks in the mail” would be direct...
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Sean Spicer
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Sean Spicer joined WBEN to talk about the 2020 race.
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January 08, 2020 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) - President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Iran appears to be “standing down” and no Americans or Iraqis were harmed in Iran's missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. Speaking from the White House, Trump seemed intent on deescalating the crisis, indicating that...
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Career Foreign Service officer George Kent and top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, right, are sworn in to testify during the first public impeachment hearing of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Wednesday Nov. 13, 2019, in Washington. (Joshua Roberts/Pool via AP)
Mike Baggerman
November 18, 2019 - 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBEN) - Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will not tip his hand on how impeachment proceedings will play out in the Senate should it even get there. WATCH/LISTEN - Impeachment Public Hearings Continue As the House of Representatives continues with impeachment hearings on...
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Mike Baggerman
October 16, 2019 - 1:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday closed a legal loophole in double jeopardy which protects individuals who are pardoned by a president from being prosecuted at the state level for the same offense. It was initially proposed when President Trump thought about pardoning Paul...
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Mike Baggerman
October 15, 2019 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite criticisms of "fake news" and partisanship, a notable amount of New Yorkers watch cable news according to the latest Siena Poll. The poll claims that 56 percent of New Yorkers watch cable news at least a half hour a few days per week. 40 percent of New Yorkers watch...
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(WBEN) - A new poll shows growing support for the impeachment inquiry amongst New Yorkers. The poll, released Tuesday morning by Siena Research, registered New Yorker voters support impeaching and removing President Trump 55-38 percent. Impeachment and removal is supported by 79 percent of...
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Tom Puckett
September 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, yielding to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief. Dems take up...
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August 02, 2019 - 2:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intensified pressure on China to reach a trade deal by saying he will impose 10% tariffs Sept. 1 on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn’t already taxed. The move immediately sent stock prices sinking. U.S. consumers will likely feel the...
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