Tag Archives: New York Post

Antonio Sabato Jr. says he was ‘blacklisted’ like Sarah Huckabee Sanders

WASHINGTON – Actor-turned-GOP Congressional candidate Antonio Sabato Jr. called White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders being asked to leave a Virginia restaurant an “unfortunate” incident — but said he was personally used to that kind of treatment. “She’s a lovely lady and it’s disgusting,” Sabato told The Post Sunday as he attended a Virginia Read More…

Here’s how we can finally drain the Albany swamp

Everyone seems to agree that it’s time for term limits for politicians, but with year after year of inaction, no one believes they’ll actually happen. Especially in Albany. While there was some enthusiasm for term-limit legislation in the state Senate, no one was surprised that Gov. Cuomo steered clear of it or that the Legislature Read More…

Facebook, Twitter need to crack down on abusers

An anti-revenge-porn bill that had been weaving its way through the New York Senate died last week after a push by Google to stop it. As The Post reported, the bill “would have made nonconsensual dissemination of sexually explicit images a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail” and “would have also helped Read More…

Paying the consequences for the NYCHA nightmare

Team de Blasio refuses to take any responsibility for the NYCHA nightmare. Consider the twisted logic city lawyers used last week in a class-action suit on behalf of NYCHA kids who suffered lead-poisoning: The agency, they said, shouldn’t be held liable because officials hadn’t conducted mandatory inspections and thus didn’t know about the lead paint. Read More…

Regulator’s report warns of trade war consequences

Trade wars could trigger a “significant” economic slowdown, according to a report a major international financial regulator released Sunday — as the Trump administration and China continue to escalate their tough tariff talk. “One possible trigger of an economic slowdown or downturn could be an escalation of protectionist measures,” according to the annual report from Read More…

Ex-Trump campaign staffer to black Democrat: ‘You’re out of your cotton-picking mind’

A former deputy campaign manager for President Trump lashed out at a black Democratic strategist during a heated debate Sunday on “Fox & Friends” about immigration and said he’s “out of his cotton-picking mind.” The two were reacting to comments made by former CIA director Michael Hayden who compared the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration Read More…

Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dead at 89

Donald Hall, a prolific, award-winning poet and man of letters widely admired for his sharp humor and painful candor about nature, mortality, baseball and the distant past, has died at age 89. Hall’s daughter, Philippa Smith, confirmed Sunday that her father died Saturday at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire, after being in hospice care Read More…

Bernie Sanders: US is not a nation which tears kids from their parents

Sen. Bernie Sanders hit back at President Trump for accusing Democrats of thwarting immigration reform and blasted the administration’s now-reversed zero tolerance policy, saying the United States “is not a nation which tears children from their parents.” “Clearly, anyone who looks at the record understands that the Democrats have been serious about comprehensive immigration reform, Read More…

Trump doubles down on heightening border security

P​resident Trump defended his demand for heightened border security in a series of tweets on Sunday, arguing the US can’t allow “these people to invade our Country,” and blasted Democrats for not getting on board with immigration reform, saying “Don’t RESIST.” “We cannot allow all of these people to invade our Country. When somebody comes Read More…

Ex-Trump security adviser says immigration mess had ‘terrible optics’

WASHINGTON – President Trump’s former Homeland Security ​a​dvis​e​r Tom Bossert called ​last week’s immigration mess ​that included images of children being held in wire cages ​“terrible optics” for the administration – suggesting the missteps were avoidable. “This week has been just gripping imagery and terrible optics for the administration,” Bossert said to ABC’s ​”​This Week​”​ Read More…

Trump admin says it knows location of all migrant kids in US custody

The Trump administration said it knows the locations of all children removed from their parents as the result of the zero tolerance immigration policy and announced a hotline for separated families to call, according to a report. The Department of Homeland Security released the fact sheet – “zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification” – late Saturday Read More…

Two police officers reported shot in San Diego; 1 suspect in custody

Two police officers were shot Saturday night during a standoff in San Diego, authorities said. Officers surrounded an apartment complex where a gunman, reportedly in his 30s, barricaded himself inside, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. The surrounding street was blocked off. Around 11 p.m., a SWAT team went in. Approximately 20 minutes later, authorities had taken Read More…

Millennials may kill tipping — and it could cost them their jobs

Debt-laden millennials who patronize the city’s bar and club scene are now officially among the worst tippers, according to a new study. This is true even though many millennials work in the service industry and rely on tips. “We’re seeing younger adults tipping less, and even showing a greater preference towards eliminating tipping altogether,” according Read More…