From the day she took office in January of 2019 , New York Attorney General Letitia James put a target on Donald Trump’s back. None of the questionable actions he took as a New York City businessman would go un-investigated.
Last night, the Supreme Court voted to bar the state of New York from reimposing Covid-19 restrictions on religious gatherings. The court voted 5-4 in an emergency ruling issued just before midnight. Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was just recently confirmed, sided with her conservative colleagues in a crucial swing vote.
In August, the state of New York sued the National Rifle Association (NRA), arguing that misspending and corruption justified dissolving the organization for good. According to President Donald Trump, who called in to speak with the hosts of “Fox and Friends” earlier this morning, the NRA is in trouble after not taking his advice to “get out of New York” altogether.
A new report claims that Jared Kushner didn’t want a federal response to the Coronavirus pandemic and blamed New York for the suffering that the virus would cause there.
A blockbuster report in Vanity Fair outlines comments Kushner made at a meeting about on March 20 Federal Emergency Management Agency that was meant to develop a strategy involving the federal government and private industry.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has sent letters to the Democratic governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan to ascertain whether states violated federal law by ordering nursing homes to accept recovering COVID-19 patients from hospitals, an action that critics say spread the novel coronavirus and possibly contributed to the death toll. DOJ prosecutors say these orders “may have resulted in the deaths of thousands of elderly nursing home residents.”
According to Public Policy Polling, which surveyed 1,029 New York voters, 60 percent said they were “ashamed” President Donald Trump was from the state. 30 percent said they were “proud.” Trump lost New York by 20 points in 2016; the latest information puts him on a track for a similar loss.
Joe Biden’s hometown is overwhelmingly proud of him but the same is not the case with Donald Trump’s native Queens. A new poll shows the contrast between the candidate’s birthplaces.
The former Vice President was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and lived there until he was 10-years-old and President Trumps’ campaign has tried to suggest he abandoned his birthplace.
Letitia James has claimed some people at the National Rifle Association used the organization as their “personal piggy bank” as she moves to dissolve the gun group.
The New York Attorney General spoke to MSNBC’s Rachael Maddow on Thursday following her announcement the previous day of her intention to seek the NRA’s dissolution.
Donald Trump’s tweet about delaying November’s election set off a firestorm of reaction on Thursday morning with the President’s allies and critics weighing in.
During testimony before the Senate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked about the tweet and he hinted that the election could be delayed under certain circumstances.
A video showing plainclothes NYPD officers putting a protester onto an unmarked vehicle has gone viral overnight, garnering more than 7 million views.
NBC New York reports that Nikki Stone was arrested on Tuesday by undercover officers from the New York Police Department and forced into an unmarked van.
According to an investigative report from Buzzfeed News, an engineer that received a $69.1 million contract from the state of New York after replying to tweets from President Donald Trump never provided the ventilators.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has hired McKinsey & Company to produce “models on testing, infections and other key data points that will underpin decisions on how and when to reopen the region’s economy” according to government sources who spoke to Reuters.
President Donald Trump accidentally compared himself to a captain known for tyrannical behavior on Tuesday. He was attempting to criticize Democratic governors.
“Tell the Democrat Governors that ‘Mutiny On The Bounty’ was one of my all time favorite movies,” Trump wrote.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has mobilized the state’s National Guard. He’s made the decision because of a lack of ventilators amid the Coronavirus outbreak.
“We do not have enough ventilators. Period,” Cuomo said on Twitter.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks the army could be used to help fight Coronavirus. The Democrat said he doesn’t think servicemen simply want to stay in their bases during the crisis.
De Blasio spoke to CNN’s John Berman on Friday and pleaded for more medical personnel and supplies before suggesting military mobilization.
More than 2,000 ventilators in the federal stockpile aren’t working because of a lack of maintenance. The news comes as states scramble for as many of the lifesaving machines as possible.
The New York Times reported on Thursday that 2,109 ventilators in the federal stockpile don’t work and have not been properly maintained. The Trump administration is holding 10,000 ventilators.
President Donald Trump has criticized states that he says want too many supplies to deal with Coronavirus. Trump also slammed hospitals for needing too much.
The President said ‘massive amounts’ of medical supplies are being sent to states and hospitals. But he took a swipe at those he believes are asking for too much.
President Donald Trump has blamed the state of New York for its ventilator shortage. The President gave a live interview on Fox News on Monday claiming the state was misusing the lifesaving machines.
“I think New York should be fine, based on the numbers that we see,” Trump told the network’s morning show.
A majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump was too slow to act on the Covid-19 global pandemic. A new poll found that 58% of people thought his response was too slow.
The ABC/Washington Post poll showed 51% of Americans approve of Trump’s handling of the Coronavirus, while 36% strongly approve. Less than half of respondents – 45% – disapproved of his actions.
President Donald Trump took to Twitter to lash out at the respective governors of New York and Michigan as the death toll attributed to the coronavirus pandemic continues to rise and as his administration faces blistering criticism for its response.