Politics | NBC New York

Politics

3 hours ago

Judge Bars Trump Friend Roger Stone From Social Media

Judge Bars Trump Friend Roger Stone From Social Media

No more Instagram for Roger Stone. Facebook and Twitter are out, too. A federal judge barred Stone from posting on social media Tuesday after finding that the longtime confidant of President Donald Trump...

2 hours ago

Facing Censure, Trump Insists 'Not a Racist Bone in My Body'

Facing Censure, Trump Insists 'Not a Racist Bone in My Body'

Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries "were NOT Racist," and he appealed...

5 hours ago

House GOP Leadership Defends Trump's Tweets: 'No,' Not Racist

House GOP Leadership Defends Trump's Tweets: 'No,' Not Racist

Republican leaders in the House responded Tuesday to the outcry over President Donald Trump's tweets during a weekly news conference to address the media. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said he didn't believe...

29 minutes ago

Pentagon Nominee Regrets Turkey's 'Drift' From West

Pentagon Nominee Regrets Turkey's 'Drift' From West

Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee to become secretary of defense, told his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday he is troubled by Turkey's decision to defy the United States by acquiring...

4 hours ago

How Star PR Musicians Were Mentioned in Gov.'s Leaked Chats

How Star PR Musicians Were Mentioned in Gov.'s Leaked Chats

Over the weekend, 889 pages of a controversial group chat that included Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and staff members shook the government, which had already been rocked by allegations of corruption. The...

3 hours ago

Read Full Text of House Resolution Condemning Trump's 'Racist Comments'

Read Full Text of House Resolution Condemning Trump's 'Racist Comments'

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Tuesday on a formal resolution condemning President Donald Trump's weekend tweets aimed at four congresswomen of color that have been widely condemned as racist and...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 03:42 AM EDT

Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

For countless Americans, Trump's words on Sunday sent a stinging message that they are not fully welcome in their own country. His comments echoed painful remarks they have heard throughout their lives. But this...

4 hours ago

Puerto Rico Gov. Refuses to Resign Amid 'Chatgate' Scandal

Puerto Rico Gov. Refuses to Resign Amid 'Chatgate' Scandal

Nearly two years ago, Hurricane María exposed the raw dysfunction of Puerto Rico, collapsing long-neglected infrastructure and leaving several thousand dead on Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's watch. Last week, two of...

2 hours ago

Trump Abortion Rule Prompts Exit at Family Planning Program

Trump Abortion Rule Prompts Exit at Family Planning Program

The Trump administration's ban on taxpayer-funded family planning clinics referring women for abortions prompted a major provider in Maine to announce Tuesday it is dropping out of the program after nearly 50...

2 hours ago

Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception in Congress

Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception in Congress

Under withering criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network giant's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system...

Follow us on Twitter
Like Us on Facebook
Download Our App

Photos & Videos

What's New
Follow us on Instagram!
Follow us on Instagram!
We post photos taken by our news team in-studio and in the field. Send us your interesting photos with #NBC4NY. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out