Preet Bharara told ABC News' This Week he felt the calls from Mr Trump had crossed the usual boundary separating the executive branch and independent criminal investigators. Mr Bharara said he had been fired after refusing to take a third call. The White House did not immediately respond to Mr Bharara's comments.
ALBANY (WSKG) - The outgoing chancellor of New York’s state university system said President Donald Trump’s budget, if enacted, would seriously hamper the chances for many of New York’s young people to attend college.
SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sharply critical of President Donald Trump's proposed budget. The $4.1 trillion spending plan calls for steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individuals to balance the federal government's books over the next decade.
Pennsylvania's two US Senators have very different reactions to reports thatPresident Donald Trump told Russian officials highly classified information. Democrat Bob Casey is highly critical, while Republican Pat Toomey is in a wait-and-see mode. Soon after the report was first published by the Washington Post, a post on Casey's twitter account said President Trump's carelessness with classified information is endangering crucial intelligence.