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Trump Speaks to Florida Rally Attendees Without "Media Filter"
For much of his campaign for the presidency and in the weeks following his historic inauguration, President Donald Trump has launched a full scale assault on the media. While leveling accusations at journalists in the mainstream media for intentionally disseminating falsehoods about him and his administration in the quest to produce what has been termed “Fake News” Trump has single handedly challenged the veracity of the stories that are churned out by “The Fourth Estate” in ways that are hitherto unknown within presidential politics.
Last Thursday during his 77-minute White House press conference, Trump said that certain reporters and media outlets were “dishonest” (with a particular focus on CNN
New York City’s mayoral race is just around the corner and few prominent adversaries have stepped up to the plate to challenge Bill De Blasio in a democratic primary. Even in the absence of a potential rival, De Blasio faces many obstacles on his way to re-election. His approval ratings are below 50%, in spite of his political maneuvering to increase them via his public denouncement of president Trump, who is very unpopular among New Yorkers in particular. There is also a federal investigation
Paul Massey is formally demanding Manhattan’s District Attorney and the US attorney to probe Mayor de Blasio’s legal representation and how the mayor intends to pay for their services. On Friday, the Real Estate developer who is challenging de Blasio in the 2017 mayoral bid, sent letters to District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. and US Attorney Preet Bharara. Their offices are already investigating the Democratic Mayor over his fund raising practices.
Massey asserts that while de Blasio is using
New York’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, is poising himself to become a major player in the resistance to President Donald J. Trump and his policies. While targeting the new administration may seem like good politics in NY, where Trump lost by 22 percentage points, there are risks associated with crossing the bellicose billionaire. As per Vosizneias, Schneiderman has already been the target of Mr. Trump’s intimidation techniques and twitter tactics.
In 2013, Trump called Schneiderman a
US Senator Charles Schumer has recently made a statement with regard to the amount of funds necessary to allocate toward securing Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan. The senator is looking to convince the president that the city itself can use some extra funds to pay for the 200 NYPD officers that are regularly dispatched in order to secure the president’s New York City abode. According to the RealDeal, Schumer will ask for as much $183 million per year, as that is the estimated amount that will