<![CDATA[NBC New York - Politics]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSun, 27 May 2018 11:26:32 -0400Sun, 27 May 2018 11:26:32 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dozens of Obama Alumni Are Launching Bids for Office]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 08:30:35 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/allred-and-malinowski-Diptych.jpg
The Obama Alumni Association, a group run by former members of President Barack Obama’s two administrations, says at least 64 of his former staffers are running for federal, state, or local elective office this...

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<![CDATA[Inside the Firm Accused of Trying to Undermine Iran Deal]]> Fri, 25 May 2018 16:11:08 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/blackcubenbcnews.jpg
After reports of an undercover campaign by a shadowy Israeli firm called Black Cube to discredit the Iran deal, internal Black Cube documents obtained by NBC News and interviews of sources with direct knowledge...

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<![CDATA[China Is the Reason N. Korea Summit Crumbled, Experts Say]]> Fri, 25 May 2018 01:57:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/xi-jinping-AP_18124229790322.jpg
Foreign policy analysts say China is the hidden hand behind the derailment of the United States' summit with North Korea, NBC News reported.Chinese President Xi Jinping has become increasingly anxious...

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Briefed On Russia Probe]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 23:36:22 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_trumpmueller160319_1920x1080.jpg
Intelligence officials share highly classified information about the Russia investigation with a select group of lawmakers, White House staffers and one of President Donald Trump's attorneys after allegations of...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Claims Ex-Intel Chief Admitted FBI Spied on His Campaign. That's False.]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 13:32:48 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/AP_37800338517.jpg
President Donald Trump repeated a claim Thursday that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper admitted the FBI had spied on his presidential campaign.But that mischaracterizes what Clapper said...

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<![CDATA[Trump: Military 'Ready if Necessary' to Respond to N. Korea]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 12:44:03 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump_Speaks_After_Cancelling_N_Korea_Summit-152717902992200002.jpg
Moments after the White House sent a letter to North Korea canceling a planned U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore, President Donald Trump said the United States military was ready to respond to "foolish...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Cancels US-N. Korea Summit in Letter to Kim Jong Un]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 10:51:35 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump_Cancels_US_NK_Summit-152717291056000002.jpg
Citing "tremendous anger and open hostility," President Donald Trump cancelled a planned Singapore summit between the United States and North Korea. Trump also referred to the United States' nuclear...]]>
<![CDATA[Read President Donald Trump's Letter to Kim Jong Un]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 10:05:51 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_18138260756484.jpg
Here is the letter that President Donald Trump wrote to the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, canceling the nuclear summit in Singapore.

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<![CDATA[Harley-Davidson Plant Closure Stuns Workers After Tax Cuts]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 06:44:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/harleyGettyImages-119372798.jpg
Employees at Harley-Davidson's Kansas City, Missouri, plant were shocked in January when the company announced that the plant would close next year, NBC News reported. Operations are being moved to the...

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<![CDATA[DeVos Incorrectly Says Schools Can Call ICE: Advocates]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 19:39:22 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/devos2.jpg
Civil rights groups and educators lambasted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos after she said schools can decide whether to report undocumented students and their families to immigration authorities.DeVos...

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<![CDATA[Pompeo, Democratic Congressman Involved in Fiery Exchange Over Past Clinton Comments]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 14:31:15 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pompeo3.jpg
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo got into a heated exchange with Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., about Pompeo’s treatment of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when Pompeo was a congressman.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump on Campaign Spying Claim: ‘I Want Total Transparency’]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 13:12:31 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_TRUMP_ON_SPYING_052318-152709515953700002.jpg
President Donald Trump said he wants “total transparency” from the Department of Justice on whether the FBI spied on his campaign for political reasons.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Weaponizes 'Deep State' on His Investigators: Analysis]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 13:51:27 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/961723072-Trump-White-House.jpg
President Donald Trump, who has long complained the Russia investigation is a "witch hunt," is now weaponizing the agencies he's cast as enemies to argue he is the victim of misconduct at the highest level...

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<![CDATA[GOP to Review FBI Informant Documents Without Dems ]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 11:19:46 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2018-05-23+at+10.36.20+AM.png
The White House has arranged a briefing between intelligence officials and two top Republicans to look at classified documents about a confidential FBI informant who made contact with the Trump campaign.]]>
<![CDATA[Cohen Business Partner to Cooperate With Government: Source]]> Tue, 22 May 2018 19:50:43 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cohen-cab.jpg
A business partner of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen known as the Taxi King has agreed to cooperate with the government as part of a plea deal, according to a person with direct knowledge of the proceedings.Evgeny...

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<![CDATA[Avenatti's Law Firm Hit With $10 Million Judgment]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 05:41:55 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Available-in-italian.jpg
A federal judge on Tuesday directed the firm associated with attorney Michael Avenatti, who represents porn actress Stormy Daniels, to pay a $10 million judgment to a former legal colleague who claimed he...

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<![CDATA[WH Under Fire for Coin With 'Supreme Leader' Kim Jong Un]]> Tue, 22 May 2018 13:17:17 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump-un-coin.jpg
The White House is under criticism for issuing a coin commemorating the planned meeting between President Donald Trump and the North Korea leader, Kim Jong-un, just as the meeting seems in doubt.North...
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