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Posted by Dominic Carter on March 24, 2017

The "Trumpcare," or "Ryancare" Bill is almost on life support on this Friday, with so much political intrigue in Washington.

The big vote on healthcare. Will President Trump win his first big legislative battle?

It's not looking good.

Meanwhile thank you to all the Richard French Live viewers that I encountered Sunday
at Church.

Posted by Dominic Carter on March 11, 2017

On the surface, dumping Preet Bharara is NOT an integrity issue, BUT 30 years of political reporting something just tells me that Preet being dumped, does not pass the smell test. In fairness to President Trump, at the beginning of any new presidential administration, it is tradition for all U.S. Attorneys to submit a letter of resignation. When the new President is from a different political party, in general, the only issue is when, NOT if, will that U.S. Attorney be replaced. In other words, almost all of the resignations will be eventually accepted.

Posted by Dominic Carter on March 8, 2017

We don know where this narrative is going? The stunning allegation made by President Trump that the former President (President Obama) ordered wiretapping of Trump Tower during the campaign. (President Trump has yet to provide any evidence)

Obama is quote :”Irked & Exasperated.”

We spoke to Congressman Jim Himes of Connecticut. a member of the House intelligence committee.

Posted by Dominic Carter on March 3, 2017

The recent increase of Anti-Semitism is alarming.

We recently sat down with the Anti-Defamation League and it's NY leader Evan Bernstein.

Posted by Dominic Carter on February 13, 2017

RFL's Dominic Carter recently went one-on-one with United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew about the new education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

Posted by Dominic Carter on January 6, 2017

The ratings are down, for the "new" celebrity edition of the Apprentice, and the President-Elect is not too happy, taking to Twitter to blast the ratings.

The other night, the clicking from my TV remote happened to stop at "the Apprentice," and my interest peeked. What would be host Arnold Schwarzenegger’s catchphrase to fire people?

In Schwarzenegger’s case, it’s “You’re terminated. Get to the chopper.”

Posted by Dominic Carter on January 6, 2017

The ratings are down, for the "new" celebrity edition of the Apprentice, and the President-Elect is not too happy, taking to Twitter to blast the ratings.

The other night, the clicking from my TV remote happened to stop at "the Apprentice," and my interest peeked. What would be host Arnold Schwarzenegger’s catchphrase to fire people?

In Schwarzenegger’s case, it’s “You’re terminated. Get to the chopper.”

Posted by Dominic Carter on October 31, 2016

A strong argument could be made that FBI Director James Comey violated the Hatch act. (a 1939 law intended to keep federal employees from directly supporting candidates) Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid suggests he may have.

At a minimum Comey violated FBI protocol of not interfering with an election only 60 days out.

Posted by Dominic Carter on October 20, 2016

The tape has resurfaced from NY1 News, where Donald Trump in a one-on-one interview had plenty of great things to say about Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Posted by Dominic Carter on October 2, 2016

Hillary Clinton seems to have the edge, but Trump has tapped into the Anger of the electorate, and voters fed up with .
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