59.11 F
New York
October 22, 2019
Home » New York Times - Politics

New York Times – Politics

Breaking news, stories, weather, ideas, and more. As an aggregate, blog and our own news, Break’n News presents information in photos, videos, and written.  New York Times Political news

New York Times - Politics

6 Key Revelations of Taylor’s Opening Statement to Impeachment Investigators

New York Times
1. Taylor described an explicit quid pro quo. Mr. Taylor said he was told by Gordon Sondland, the American ambassador to the European Union, that military aid for Ukraine and an Oval Office meeting between President Trump and President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine was contingent on Ukraine announcing that officials...
New York Times - Politics

Anonymous Trump Official Behind Times Op-Ed Is Writing a Book

New York Times
An anonymous Trump administration official who published a September 2018 essay in The New York Times, about the active resistance to the president’s agenda and behavior from within his own administration, will publish a book next month. The author, who has not been publicly identified, created an uproar when he...
New York Times - Politics

Katie Hill, Rising Democratic Star in House, Denies Relationship With Aide

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Representative Katie Hill, a first-term Democrat widely considered a rising star in her party, on Tuesday denied reports that she had a sexual relationship with a member of her staff, but refused to comment on an allegation that she was intimately involved with a campaign aide, saying that...
New York Times - Politics

Shooting at School in Santa Rosa, California, Leaves at Least 1 Injured

New York Times
At least one person was injured when a gunman opened fire on Tuesday outside Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa, Calif., the police said. A possible suspect was detained and the authorities were searching for a weapon, the Santa Rosa Police Department said on Twitter. “No further reports of violence...
New York Times - Politics

Trump Administration Moves to Lift Protections for Fish and Divert Water to Farms

New York Times
Those protections ensured that the California rivers and bays in which the fish swim would get preference over irrigation systems in times of drought. Multiple scientific reports have concluded that diverting those waters could threaten water birds and killer whales, harm commercial fisheries and promote toxic algal blooms. The new...
New York Times - Politics

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to Attend Saudi Investment Conference

New York Times
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and other Trump administration officials will attend a high-profile investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week, a year after the United States shunned the gathering amid backlash surrounding the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist. The Treasury Department confirmed that Mr. Mnuchin will be participating in...
New York Times - Politics

Fossil Fuels on Trial: New York’s Lawsuit Against Exxon Begins

New York Times
After four years of legal sparring and finger-pointing, oil-industry giant Exxon Mobil will go to court on Tuesday to face charges that the company lied to shareholders and to the public about the costs and consequences of climate change. The case turns on the claim that Exxon kept a secret...
New York Times - Politics

Trump Calls Impeachment Inquiry a ‘Lynching’

New York Times
President Trump on Tuesday called the impeachment inquiry into him a “lynching,” using a term associated with the murders of blacks to describe a process set up by the Constitution for Congress. In an early morning tweet, he added that the impeachment inquiry is “without due process or fairness or...
New York Times - Politics

Obamacare Premiums to Fall and Number of Insurers to Rise Next Year

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Nearly three years into President Trump’s aggressive efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act, prices for the most popular type of health insurance plan offered through the health law’s federal marketplace will actually drop next year, and the number of insurers offering plans will go up. Administration officials...
New York Times - Politics

Anxious Democratic Establishment Asks, ‘Is There Anybody Else?’

New York Times
Mr. Brown and Ms. Schultz noted that they were hearing from a broad range of people but declined to offer any names. He said he was staying out of the race and had no regrets. The Ohio senator said he was confident Democrats would eventually rally behind their nominee, but...
New York Times - Politics

Hungary’s Orban Gave Trump Harsh Analysis of Ukraine Before Key Meeting

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Just 10 days before a key meeting on Ukraine, President Trump met, over the objections of his national security adviser, with one of the former Soviet republic’s most virulent critics, Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary, and heard a sharp assessment that bolstered his hostility toward the country,...
New York Times - Politics

Trump Running Out of Options for Homeland Security Secretary

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Nearly a year before the 2020 election, President Trump is running out of options in his search for a leader for the Department of Homeland Security who could win Senate confirmation or even serve in an acting capacity — and still carry out the president’s immigration crackdown. The...
New York Times - Politics

Despite Vow to End ‘Endless Wars,’ Here’s Where About 200,000 Troops Remain

New York Times
In December 2018, before the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate collapsed, Mr. Trump issued his first of several orders to pull all American troops from the country. In turn, the Pentagon tried to shore up a plan to withdraw roughly 1,000 troops while keeping the rest spread out across the country’s...
New York Times - Politics

Despite Vow to End ‘Endless Wars,’ Here’s Where About 200,000 Troops Remain

New York Times
In December 2018, before the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate collapsed, Mr. Trump issued his first of several orders to pull all American troops from the country. In turn, the Pentagon tried to shore up a plan to withdraw roughly 1,000 troops while keeping the rest spread out across the country’s...
New York Times - Politics

Hillary Clinton, Master Troll? – The New York Times

New York Times
Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox. Is Hillary Clinton trolling us? Over the past two weeks, Mrs. Clinton has called President Trump a “corrupt human tornado.” She’s refused to appear on a panel with Kirstjen Nielsen, the former homeland security secretary best known for separating migrant...
New York Times - Politics

Warren’s Education Plan Promises Billions for Low-Income Schools and Desegregation

New York Times
The unions have experienced a burst of energy and public support over the past two years, as teachers in a string of states and cities mounted walkouts in favor of higher pay and more school funding, and against competition from charters. Teachers in Chicago, the nation’s third-largest school district, are...
New York Times - Politics

Trump Again Defends Doral Selection, Dismissing Constitution’s ‘Phony Emoluments Clause’

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump may have reversed his decision to host world leaders at one of his own properties during next year’s Group of 7 summit at the urging of his fellow Republicans, but he hasn’t finished defending his right to do it in the first place. Mr. Trump on...

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Click whichever is suitable. Accept Read More