WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher / Editor John Bailey opens the Monday, September 17, 2018th broadcast speaks to the 1) Aetna and Montefiore Health System deal that preserve coverage for thousands of New Yorkers; 2) Review the Democratic Party Primary results: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo garnered a 66-34% margin over Cynthia Nixon which begs the question if Cuomo is in a strong position as a presidential contender in 2020? Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul outlasted her challenger, and Letitia James, defeated Zephyr Teachout for NYS Attorney General; 3) Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins trounced her rival Virginia Perez 81 to 19%; 4) Alessandra Biaggi’s defeat Democrat Jeff Klein in the State Senate 34th district was a surprise; 5) Peter Harckham’s 55 – 45% win over Robert Kesten proved Andrew Cuomo controlled the outcome. Have the Democrats moved closer to gaining a majority over the Republicans. This segment from 10-10:30a
Political Analyst Michael Edelman, Esq. immerses us on issues of national and international importance: 1) China weighing on whether to skip trade talks at the behest of the U.S. while Pres. Trump threatens Beijing with the imposition of an additional $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods. Will China capitulate? Is this “war” an eventual calamity for the U.S.?; 2) House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunez, R-CA on Sunday said his panel would move to release all 73 interviews conducted as part of the the 2018 midterm elections. Why now and not earlier?; 3) Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) expects Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination will move forward despite anonymous allegations of sexual misconduct by the nominee when he was a teenager. Why have the allegations not previously been divulged?; 4) Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz advises that Pres. Trump and his short-lived Campaign Manager Paul Manafort ‘acted too late’ to avoid the consequences of Manafort’s cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation? Will POTUS survive Manafort’s testimony?; 5) Are the prospects for the Democratic Party gaining seats expected to wane or be embellished by the November General Election? What are the ramifications of the expected outcome for the viability of the Dems and the GOP.; 6) Storms offer political peril, as well as opportunity. What are the prospects for POTUS in light of the evident aftermath caused by Hurricane Florence? Listen in from 10:30-11am.
Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris analyzes and reviews disparate hyperlocal and international news thereafter from 11am-12Noon.
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