Homeland Security To Cut NYPD Bomb Detection Funding After Obama Says NYC Nuclear Blast Bigger Concern Than Russia
Less than 24 hours after President Obama said he’s more concerned about the prospect of a nuclear weapon exploding in NYC than Russia’s recent actions, Homeland Security officials announced plans to cut the NYPD’s bomb detection funding by 50 percent.
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio Wednesday, saying he has some “real disagreements” with the man now occupying his former desk at City Hall.
Twenty people and organizations close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are due to turn over emails, text messages and other documents involving an apparent vindictive plot to block traffic near the George Washington Bridge, though almost all the subpoena recipients have requested more time.
Big-name Republicans are standing behind New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie days after a former loyalist said evidence exists that Christie knew about a politically motivated traffic jam last year even as it happened.
Prominent Republicans leapt to Gov. Chris Christie’s defense while Democrats say it’s difficult to believe he knew nothing about a plan by a top aide to close lanes at a the George Washington Bridge.
The GOP power trio attended the game presumably as guests of team owner Woody Johnson, a well-known backer of the Republican Party.
In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”
Largely absent from Lhota’s campaign, Giuliani swooped in Friday to rally seniors on Staten Island’s South Shore.
When asked whether he’s bring out any big political names to campaign for him in the closing days of the race, Lhota did hint at a possible show of support from his old boss, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
The demonstrators waving their red, white and green Iranian flags were joined by some high-profile politicians who said Hasan Rouhani’s recent talk of opening dialogue with the United States is merely a ruse.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said it’s the consensus of the intelligence community that New York remains the No. 1 terrorist target in the United States.
Polls showed ex-MTA chairman Joe Lhota with a consistent lead over billionaire grocery store magnate John Catsimatidis, going into Sunday’s debate.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says Alex Rodriguez is a “really good man” and doesn’t deserve to get booed upon his return to Yankee Stadium.
New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.
A civil case has begun in Manhattan to determine whether the tactic unlawfully targets people on the basis of race.