FBI Director James Comey confirmed that the bureau is investigating Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election — including any links or coordination between members of Trump’s campaign and Moscow.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for Trump to apologize after Comey told Congress that there’s no information to support the president’s claims that ex-President Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped during the 2016 election.
Despite Comey’s testimony, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer indicated the president is sticking with his wiretapping allegations.
In a series of tweets, the president himself denied he colluded with Russia in the election, lashing out at Democrats ahead of today’s public hearing.
Longtime GOP consultant and Trump advisor Roger Stone says he welcomes the opportunity to publicly testify before lawmakers because neither he nor the president “have anything to fear in a fair, balanced inquiry.”
The proposed Republican Obamacare replacement plan would hurt the wallets of Syracusans more than residents of almost every other U.S. city, according to a study conducted by WalletHub.
Rep. John Katko doubled down on his opposition to the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, saying he didn’t see any scenario in which he would vote in favor of the replacement bill later this week.
Rep Claudia Tenney touted an amendment to the House plan, pushed by Rep. Chris Collins, that would relieve counties of their current local share of Medicaid, and said she won’t vote on the America Health Care Act if that doesn’t go through.
While the amendment stands a good chance of passing the House, it may not comply with the Senate’s strict rules and its ultimate fate is in the hands of the parliamentarian, who Collins met with last week to plead his case.
Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch spoke for the first time at his Senate confirmation hearing, insisting he will – if appointed to the nation’s highest bench – strive for independence and integrity.
David Rockefeller, the U.S. banker, philanthropist, presidential adviser and heir to one of history’s most fabled fortunes, has died. At 101, he was the world’s oldest billionaire.
Sen. Mike Gianaris, deputy minority leader, said that for the second time in the past week, a vandal sprayed the outside of his Queens office with the words “Obama f—-t.”
Opaque pork barrel spending in the proposed state executive budget has increased by $2 billion this year, to $4.3 billion, the good-government group Citizens Union said in a report issued today.
Feminists battered Trump and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Lower Manhattan today over their plans to cut grant programs created under the Violence Against Women Act.
Members of the NYPD rescued a duck from the subway tracks in Brooklyn.
According to Trump’s budget director, “the only way to get truly universal care is to throw people in jail if they don’t have it.”
Trump’s son Eric is expecting his first child with his wife, Lara. The baby will be the president’s ninth grandchild.
Apartment hunters can live in NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Park Slope, Brooklyn home for $1,825 a month, according to a new ad on real estate site Streeteasy that describes the rental as a “sunny & sweet 1 bedroom in a private house.”
The de Blasio administration underestimated charter school tuition payments by $21 million to $136 million, according to the NYC Independent Budget Office.
The mayor nominated his former city planning chief Carl Weisbrod to sit on the MTA board.
Four of the five men who wrongly spent years in prison for the notorious 1989 rape of a Central Park jogger are urging Assembly Democrats to drop their opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposals to cut down on wrongful convictions.
Stacey M. Robertson has been named the new provost State University of New York at Geneseo — a position that oversees 18 departments, two schools and other academic affairs at the college.
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