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NYC Mayor Counting on Two GOP Congressmen to Get Feds to Pay for Trump's NYPD Detail

Tue Jan 03 19:05:48 EST 2017 | Observer
Mayor Bill de Blasio proclaimed tonight that New York City’s lone Republican congressman and President-elect Donald Trump’s congressional liaison are crucial to his ongoing uphill battle to get reimbursed for the extra protections around Trump Tower since Election Day. Last month, the House passed a year-end continuing resolution that indemnified the city just $7 million—a fifth of its requested $35 million—in costs associated with safeguarding the residence and transition headquarters..


Chip Somodevilla—Getty Images U.S. President Barack Obama talks with members of Congress after delivering his State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House cham..
President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump have already had their say on the issue, and now a new poll suggests the country is very much split on the question of ..
(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama is traveling to the Capitol to give congressional Democrats advice on how to combat the Republican drive to dismantle his health care overhaul..
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Eschewing a clean and gracious transition, President Obama is raising as many obstacles as he can for President Trump in energy, environmental and foreign policy. WASHINGTON,  ..
A visibly annoyed Mayor de Blasio defended the taxpayer- funded video his team created to literally sing his praises, insisting Thursday that it wasn’t a campaign ad because he rel..
Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, introduces Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Lynden, Washington. Elaine Thompson/AP A Wash..
Carl Weisbrod, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s chairman of the City Planning Commission, will exit his role overseeing the municipal zoning revisions at the heart of the administration’s af..
Ron Paul may have retired from Congress, but he’s not done fighting for his brand of libertarian populism. The former Texan lawmaker is offering some suggestions to President-elect..
As President-elect Donald Trump continues to cast doubt on U.S. intelligence community’s assessment of Russia meddling in U.S. elections with cyberattacks, two former White House c..
ABOVE VIDEO: Omarosa talks President-elect Trump’s inner-city outreach. (FOX 35) – Omarosa Manigault is getting hired. A memorable contestant in the first season of “The Appre..
House Republicans reversed themselves Tuesday under pressure from President-elect Donald Trump, and dropped plans to swiftly gut an independent congressional ethics board. The dizz..
The Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, held a reception to promote itself to diplomats as the best place to stay in the city. The kingdom of Bahrain is celebrating its 45..
Rosie O'Donnell has reignited her feud with Donald Trump by calling him "mentally unstable" in a new tweet posted Sunday. The former co-host of ABC's talk show "The View" also call..
Comedian Rosie O’Donnell claims that President-elect Donald Trump is “mentally unstable.” Talk about the pot calling the kettle black. This is the same O’Donnell who said that she ..
President-elect Donald Trump, who has expressed disdain for the conclusions of U.S. intelligence agencies, reportedly is planning to overhaul the nation’s top spy agency, calling i..
President-elect Donald Trump is considering plans to reform America’s top intelligence agencies, a senior Trump transition official told ABC News today. The official confirmed a We..
Former President Ronald Reagan’s son, Michael, tweeted Thursday he is concerned over President-elect Donald Trump’s safety. President Reagan was shot and seriously wounded March 30..
President-elect Donald Trump announced a rash of additional hires on Wednesday, including Omarosa Manigault, a former reality television personality who worked on Trump's campaign ..
+ READ ARTICLE “With all that Congress has to work on, do they really have to make the weakening of the Independent Ethics Watchdog, as unfair as it may be, their number one act an..
The 35 Russian diplomats expelled by President Barack Obama left US on Sunday, the plane took off with all the affected personnel and their families. Obama ordered the ex..
There are lots of ways the political press continues to normalize President-elect Donald Trump's often radical behavior. From regurgitating his vague tweets as news while he refuse..
There are lots of ways the political press continues to normalize President-elect Donald Trump’s often radical behavior. From regurgitating his vague tweets as news while he refuse..
As reporters fret over the challenges they will surely face in a Trump administration, we’d all be well served to remember that we have whistleblower Edward Snowden to thank for so..
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Luiz Rampelotto—EuropaNewswire/Sipa USA/AP Guest during the Opening Ceremonies of the Second Avenue Subway Q Line today in New York City, NY on Dec. 31, 2016. (NEW YORK) — New York..
As Cortney wrote earlier this morning, Vice President-elect Mike Pence is on Capitol Hill to rally the troops for an Obamacare repeal strategy, along with an agenda aimed at job cr..
Mr. Trump made his position clear on the matter on Twitter, less than two hours before the new Congress gavels into session. While Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, and House Majorit..
New Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has already spoken out about the UN resolution that condemned Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem..
Aleksey Nikolskyi—Sputnik/AP Russian President Vladimir Putin during his 12th annual news conference at Moscow's World Trade Center in Krasnaya Presnya on Dec. 23, 2016. In a post ..
Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer is defending cryptic comments by President-elect Donald Trump that he knows "things that other people don't know" when it comes to ..
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives approved its new rules package on Tuesday evening, which includes a provision aimed at discouraging the taking of vide..
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) said late Tuesday that President-elect “deserves a lot of credit” for House Republicans ditching a plan to weaken the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE). ..