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Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2019 - 11:28 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Area congressional representatives reacted following Attorney General William Barr's summary of the Mueller probe over the weekend. "Congress has a very clear constitutional obligation and that is oversight," Higgins said. "There are at least three investigatory committees...
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Washington, D.C. (WBEN) - President Donald Trump's failed attempt to buy the Buffalo Bills took brief center stage during the public testimony of his former attorney, Michael Cohen. Cohen, while reading written testimony, said the President inflated his assests in order to appear more attractive to...
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February 14, 2019 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) - President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday. The announcement removed the last ounce of suspense over the fate of a bill that would provide just a sliver of the money Trump wants to build a wall...
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Washington, DC (WBEN/AP) - The White House is refusing to rule out the possibility that the federal government may shut down again as another deadline looms at the end of the week. Negotiators are clashing over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, creating a new hurdle...
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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)
January 09, 2019 - 7:59 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressional representatives in Western New York reacted to the Tuesday night speech from President Trump about the partial government shutdown and the proposed wall along the southern border. Congressman Chris Collins, a vocal supporter of President Trump, gave Trump an "A-...
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Mike Baggerman
January 08, 2019 - 12:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The partial government shutdown has an effect against Erie County's ongoing fight against the opioid epidemic, according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. "There were three grants that we received last year," Poloncarz told WBEN on Tuesday. "Large grants from the...
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January 08, 2019 - 8:02 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Lawmakers in the Democrat-controlled New York Legislature are making another attempt to have Republican President Donald Trump's name removed from a defunct state park. Sen. Brad Hoylman, of Manhattan, and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, of Queens, have introduced legislation that...
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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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