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Mike Pompeo just gave the Iran speech Kerry should have given

In his first major speech as secretary of state — a searing 20-minute stemwinder — Mike Pompeo on Monday laid out the new US strategy toward Iran, following President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear agreement. Pompeo unveiled Washington’s plan to deploy intense …

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It’s time to end Mueller’s Russia probe and other comments

Ex-AG: Time To End Mueller’s Investigation What’s the harm in giving special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation more time to finish its work? Plenty, says former US Attorney General Michael Mukasey at USA Today. First off, “the law requires that a special counsel investigate a specified …

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Team de Blasio’s vast, taxpayer-paid social experiment

City Comptroller Scott Stringer last week raised red flags on Mayor de Blasio’s spending on the homeless, which Speaker Corey Johnson had already blasted as on as “a runaway train.” The mayor’s minions insist the hefty increases in outlays are starting to pay off, yet …

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Politicians need to stop trying to squelch even odious speech

Last week Manhattan lawyer Aaron Schlossberg was caught on video berating employees at a Midtown sandwich place for speaking Spanish. His racist rant, in which he assumes the Spanish-speakers are here illegally and on welfare, spread quickly on the Internet. Once his identity was known, …

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Meenakshi Srinivasan’s ‘landmark’ service to the city

The Landmarks Preservation Commission, an undersized city agency with super-sized clout, faces a moment of truth. Mayor de Blasio will soon name a replacement for outgoing chair Meenakshi Srinivasan, who stood up for rational decision-making over the howls of “save-everything” preservationists. Will her successor follow …

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Don’t blame Trump for running out of patience with Mueller

Breaking News: President Trump is a patient man. That may sound shocking, but consider the evidence. Nearly 15 months have passed since Trump dropped a bomb on law enforcement and the intelligence agencies. Early in the morning of March 4, 2017, he tweeted, “Terrible! Just …

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In looming Port Authority war, it’s the people who are set to lose

Get set for another Bridgegate. That’s what an aide to Gov. Cuomo suggests could happen if New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy restores the Port Authority power-sharing deal that led to the 2013 scandal. Murphy’s folks last week confirmed that the new governor wants to revive …

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Cuomo’s bogus fix for the Buffalo Billion scandals

Gov. Cuomo is still trying to dodge accountability in the wake of the Buffalo Billion scandals with a “reform” that ignores the heart of the problem. The gov just created a new nonprofit to oversee and eventually subsume the two SUNY Polytechnic nonprofits that control …

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How Meghan Markle charmed us all at the royal wedding

WINDSOR, England — Standing with the throngs of royals fans along Windsor’s historic Long Walk Saturday, I felt like Meghan Markle smiled directly at me as she trotted past in her Landau carriage with Prince Harry by her side. Many times, this remarkable woman has …

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It’s time for Bill Clinton to take a walk in the Chappaqua woods

It’s 2018. One of the world’s most powerful married men had a 22-year-old intern perform oral sex on him in his office. He’s been accused of sexual assault by three other women. One claims, as is the case with so many of the men who …

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