Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Trump vs. Cohen: The Breakup of a New York Relationship Supported by ByMark Mazzetti and Maggie Haberman Feb. 27, 2019 WASHINGTON — He has spent months inside his Park Avenue apartment glued to cable news, his legal bills growing and federal prosecutors amassing evidence against him they would use as leverage. He watched his onetime friend and former boss, now the president of the United States, smear him on Twitter and make vague, public threats about his family. His work for Donald J. Trump, and the lies he told about it, are sending him to prison for years. On Tuesday, his law license was revoked. On Wednesday, Michael D. Cohen exacted his revenge. It was a nasty, public breakup of a New York relationship forged over a decade that — as Mr. Cohen and associates have described it — … [Read more...] about Trump vs. Cohen: The Breakup of a New York Relationship
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close Video New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blames the Trump administration's tax reforms for his states $2.3 billion budget deficit New York State is facing a $2.3 billion budget deficit, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo believes it's largely due to the Trump administration's tax reforms which, on the flip side, have taxed the rich and may be encouraging wealthy residents to leave. New York City is expensive. From parking to hotels to Broadway tickets, the city has a way of leaving the wallet lighter for any visitor. But it’s poised to get even pricier if a controversial new “congestion” fee comes to fruition. With Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s backing, the proposed charge would be imposed at all Manhattan points of entry below 60th Street. While the price has not been set in stone, a report commissioned by Cuomo’s office recommends cars entering Manhattan during peak hours be charged $11.52, and trucks be charged $25.34 – on top of any bridge … [Read more...] about New York officials face backlash over ‘congestion’ tax push
There's been Pizza Rat and Flood Rat, but now Henny Rat is here to dethrone them both. A picture of a rat lying on a sidewalk next to an empty bottle of Hennessy cognac is going viral for perfectly embodying the dark underside of Valentine's Day. "Just another day in New York City," Chris Williamson tweeted with the photo, which was taken on the corner of Monroe Street and Ralph Avenue in Brooklyn Thursday. "Here lies a real 1," Nicolas Heller wrote on Instagram, snapping a different photo of the rat with the empty bottle along with a crushed Newport cigarettes box. Many have taken to Twitter to debate how the rat found itself in this peculiar situation. Comedian Patton Oswalt jokingly announced a sequel to Pixar's "Ratatouille," in which Remy is going through a rough patch. Williamson, a sports reporter and anchor, wondered if the rat was just upset about the current basketball season. Yet another Twitter user painted a bleak picture of Stuart Little's … [Read more...] about Rat passed out next to an empty bottle of Hennessy goes viral as “just another day in New York City”
John Hickenlooper wants to show the Democratic voters of New Hampshire a little love.The former Colorado governor, who told CNN Jan. 24 that he would "take the bet" he'll run for president, will be spending Valentine's Day visiting the nation's first presidential primary state, TV station WMUR-9 reports. Colorado Springs News Hickenlooper touts record in D.C. ahead of decision on 2020 bid Tom Ramstack, Special to Colorado Politics He'll be in the state Feb. 13-14, visiting a business in the city of Londonderry and will also stop by a house party in Manchester, New Hampshire's largest city.Hickenlooper has been visiting various early caucus and primary states ahead of what is expected to be a announcement soon on a presidential bid -- he's mentioned March a few times. Close 1 of 14 Caption + Reaching for the right words: Will John Hickenlooper run for president? Here are 13 of his answers to that question .... (Photo by David Zalubowski/AP) … [Read more...] about Hickenlooper spending Valentine’s Day in New Hampshire
Politics | Beto O’Rourke Was Once Adrift in New York City. Now He’s Searching Again. Sections Skip to content Skip to site index The Long Run As the former Texas congressman weighs a run for president, his rebel-in-moderation youth offers revealing parallels to his search for direction now. A young Beto O’Rourke. In New York, he felt unfulfilled by jobs as a nanny on the Upper West Side, at his uncle’s tech business, moving fine art, and in publishing. Credit Credit via Katherine Raymond Supported by ByMatt Flegenheimer Feb. 6, 2019 All at once, New York City seemed to be conspiring against Beto O’Rourke. His girlfriend was moving to France. His punk bandmates had scattered. Twenty-three and searching — with an Ivy League degree that could not pay rent — Mr. O’Rourke subsisted as a live-in nanny on the Upper West Side, with a futon in the maid’s quarters, watching … [Read more...] about Beto O’Rourke Was Once Adrift in New York City. Now He’s Searching Again.