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Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on FBN, 2/22/2019

GOP Rep. King: Working Dems Most Hurt by Amazon Pulling Out of NYC

Representative Peter King (R-NY) discussed Friday on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria” Amazon’s decision to not build its second headquarters in New York City, which was applauded by many Democrats, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). “This was a deal

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GOP Rep. King Blames Ocasio-Cortez for Amazon Pulling Out of NY Deal

Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Rep. Peter King (R-NY) said that had Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) not defeated then-Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) in last year’s New York State’s 14th congressional Democratic primary, Amazon would not

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association's Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD, on September 19, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: New York Questioning Amazon Facial Recognition Helped Kill HQ2 Deal

Amazon officials reportedly defended the company’s facial recognition programs during a meeting with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Thursday, just hours before Amazon reversed its controversial deal to base its new “HQ2” headquarters in New York City.

Rushdie: from fatwa fugitive to free speech hero

Salman Rushdie Satanic Verses Fatwa, 30 Years On

On February 14, 1989 Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini called for British writer Salman Rushdie to be killed for writing “The Satanic Verses”, which the cleric said insulted Islam.