New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has written to President Barack Obama demanding that fugitive Joanne Chesimard be extradited from Cuba as a condition of the United States normalizing relations with the communist island nation 90 miles from our border, according to a report on FoxNews Sunday.
A video of the FoxNews report was posted on Christie’s Youtube channel and was promoted by twitter by the Governor. Christie posted his letter to the President on twitter two minutes prior to the FoxNews report.
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Posted: December 21st, 2014 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, Cuba, New Jersey, News, NJ State Police, U.S.-Cuba relations | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, Christie letter to Obama re Joanne Chesimard extradition, JoAnne Chesimard, NJ State Police, Trooper Werner Foerster | 1 Comment »
Posted: December 3rd, 2014 | Author: admin | Filed under: Amnesty, Fiscal Cliff, Government Shutdown, Immigration, Obama, Obama Administration | Tags: Amnesty, Barack Obama, Government Shutdown, Immigration, John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Spending, Tea Party, Ted Cruz | 2 Comments »
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, holds a news conference in Washington September 9, 2014. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Conservative Republicans on Wednesday resisted a plan to avert a budget fight over President Barack Obama’s immigration order, raising the likelihood that the spending struggle in Congress could last right up to the Dec. 11 deadline for a government shutdown. Tea Party lawmakers stood firm against House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner’s plan… Read the rest of this entry »
Former Senator Robert Torricelli. Screenshot via NJTV
In an interview with NJTV’s Michael Aron broadcast this weekend, former U.S. Senator Bob “the Torch” Torricelli inferred that Barack Obama was not prepared ready to be President of the United States and that his policies have caused irreparable harm in the Middle East.
Torricelli said that Obama is risking the last two years of his administration by issuing his immigration Executive Order and he blamed Obama for the Democrats loss of the United States Senate.
The remarkably frank 28 minute interview can be viewed here.
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Posted: November 23rd, 2014 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Barack Obama | Tags: Barack Obama, Bob "The Torch" Torricelli, Bob Torricelli, Michael Aron, New Jersey, NJTV | 6 Comments »
Posted: November 21st, 2014 | Author: admin | Filed under: Immigration | Tags: Barack Obama, Executive Order, Immigration | Comments Off on Five Questions After Obama’s Immigration Speech
President Obama has laid out his immigration executive order. He’s delivered his webcast announcing his speech. He’s delivered his primetime speech and, on Friday, he flies to Las Vegas to give another speech and sign the order. It’s a journey just to get it out the door. So now what? We don’t know what the political… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 20th, 2014 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Barack Obama | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, Barack Obama, Immigration, Republican Governors Association | 17 Comments »
BOCA RATON, Fla — . President Barack Obama’s expected action on immigration is exposing different approaches in the Republican Party, evident Wednesday as six potential candidates for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination differed in how they would ease the nation’s immigration crisis. Appearing at a meeting of the Republican Governors Association, the six possible candidates were… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 19th, 2014 | Author: admin | Filed under: Barack Obama, Immigration | Tags: Barack Obama, Executive Action, Executive Order, Immigration | 1 Comment »
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is about to flex his muscles on immigration; perhaps, skeptics believe, past the breaking point. As chief of the executive branch, Obama enjoys considerable authority to act on his own in certain areas, including national security and immigration. His predecessors, Republicans and Democrats alike, have employed similar powers. But as the… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 18th, 2014 | Author: admin | Filed under: Barack Obama | Tags: Barack Obama, Legacy | 7 Comments »
WASHINGTON — The Obama legacy wasn’t supposed to unfold this way. Barack Obama was changing the political map, pushing the Democratic Party into the South and the Mountain West. He was building a new social network that would endure long after an Obama presidency. And he was building a new Democratic coalition for a new age,… Read the rest of this entry »