Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index New York Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper New York | A Mayor Walks Into Trump Tower. A Circus Follows. Advertisement Supported by Bill de Blasio’s news conference felt like a campaign event, as he fought to be heard over hecklers with a “worst mayor ever” sign and the songs of Tony Bennett. ByWilliam Neuman May 13, 2019 [What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox .] Inside Trump Tower, at the foot of a set of escalators in the marble-lined lobby, Mayor Bill de Blasio was nearly ready to begin a news conference on Monday, when the first of many signs of trouble could be heard. Seven minutes before Mr. de Blasio was to speak, the lobby’s sound speakers suddenly sprung to life. It was Tony Bennett. “Because of You.” “Rags to Riches.” And other gems, all delivered at peak … [Read more...] about A Mayor Walks Into Trump Tower. A Circus Follows.
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close Video Internet slams Swalwell for Trump tweet Fox & Trends with Carley Shimkus. MANCHESTER, N.H. – Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell acknowledges that if “you dish it out” on Twitter, “you better bet able to take it.” Speaking to Fox News during a visit here Monday, the likely Democratic presidential candidate admitted he was "rightfully skilled" on social media last week after complaining about having to go to somewhere other than Trump Tower for coffee. His post quickly garnered an avalanche of reaction, including from Trump supporters who mocked Swalwell and pointed out that there were plenty of alternatives for coffee in midtown Manhattan. SWALWELL BYPASSES COFFEE INSIDE TRUMP TOWER, TWEETS ABOUT IT “So I was rightfully skilled about that on Twitter and that’s why I love Twitter," said Swalwell, D-Calif. "Sometimes it’s just a cathartic place to go, where you can dish it out and you better … [Read more...] about Rep. Swalwell says he was ‘rightfully skilled’ on Twitter after Trump Tower coffee selfie
California Rep. Eric Swalwell was slammed on Twitter Wednesday for posting about his decision to bypass a coffee shop inside Trump Tower and walk a couple of extra blocks. (Rep. Eric Swalwell / Twitter) Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., got a different kind of roast after sharing how his trek to get a cup of coffee on Wednesday involved bypassing a café inside the Trump Tower and opted to brave the elements to find another coffee spot in midtown. The leftist Congressman posted about his coffee run on Twitter, alongside a photo of himself covered in a light dusting of snow. "It's snowing in New York," he wrote. "I need coffee. The closest cafe is inside Trump Tower. This is me walking to an alternative." Twitter users were quick to roast the potential 2020 presidential candidate. “Swalwell later froze to death as slowly he came to the realization that most of NYC's cafes are run by a rival presidential candidate”, one user wrote, referring to former Starbucks CEO and … [Read more...] about Swalwell bypasses coffee inside Trump Tower, tweets about it
NEW YORK — Rob Goldstone, the English publicist and music manager, admitted that “I didn’t know what I was really even talking about” when he sent a much publicized email to Donald Trump Jr. to set up the infamous Trump Tower meeting, claiming to possess incriminating information and documents on Hillary Clinton originating with “the Crown prosecutor of Russia.” Goldstone further conceded that he had no factual basis to back up his email to Trump Jr. claiming that any such purported opposition information on Clinton, which never actually surfaced, was “part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump.”Like all other witnesses who have spoken publicly, Goldstone, who attended the Trump Tower meeting, said there was no dirt presented on Clinton and that the meeting focused largely on the Magnitsky Act, which sanctions Russian officials accused of involvement in the death of a Russian tax accountant, as well as talk about a … [Read more...] about Publicist Who Arranged Trump Tower Meeting Admits ‘I Didn’t Know What I Was Even Talking About’
The longtime friend and one-time boyfriend of “Real Housewives of New York City” star and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel has been found dead of an apparent overdose at Trump Tower, a high-ranking law enforcement source tells News 4. Dennis Shields, 51, was found dead after authorities responded to a call at the Fifth Avenue skyscraper Friday, the source says. Police officially released Shields' name Friday afternoon and confirmed they responded to a 911 call of an unconscious male inside 721 5th Avenue around 9:19 a.m. According to DCPI, officers discovered Shields unconscious and unresponsive upon their arrival. EMS responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The investigation is still ongoing. The NYC Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death. According to a 2016 E! News article, Shields received a master's degree in public relations, but became prominent in the banking world — serving as the CEO of LawCash, a pre-settlement funding company, … [Read more...] about Bethenny Frankel’s Longtime Friend, One-Time Boyfriend Found Dead of Apparent Overdose at Trump Tower