Last Thursday morning, Bernard Kerik’s lawyer, Andrew Schapiro, called Kerik’s wife, Hala, to give her the bad news before it became public. Kerik’s federal appeal of the four-year sentence he was given last February, for tax fraud and lying to the White House, had been denied.
The decision came swiftly and took Kerik, his Read More
President Obama sent us an email on Monday saying that he wants to keep his job and his house, which is a natural feeling, even if his opponents are threatening to shut down the whole operation. In an era when unemployment checks come by direct deposit, being jobless has never been easier, plus there’s the Read More
ST. PAUL—Rudy Giuliani will finally deliver his keynote address tonight, marking his most high profile role in electoral politics since his own ill-fated presidential run.
The Giuliani campaign was done in by a variety of factors, not least among them a flawed strategy that put all its eggs in a Florida basket, an ability to Read More
ST. PAUL—Representative Pete King of New York thinks that Rudy Giuliani’s convention address, whenever it happens, and whatever else it accomplishes, is good for the former mayor.
“On one level it’s a real tribute to Rudy,” King said yesterday as he stood on the convention floor in the Xcel Energy Center with the New York Read More
Here’s Doug Muzzio, a professor of public policy at Baruch (and one the most quoted people in politics) on the Rudy Giuliani-Bernie Kerik story.
Speaking to me inside City Hall, Muzzio said the two were “made for each other.” Muzzio said Giuliani probably could survive this. Unless, of course, other stuff comes Read More
As Drudge and Eve Kessler both quickly noted, Michael Chertoff, the new Homeland Security chief, was a lead investigator in the forgettable Whitewater probe. She was the only Senator to vote against his judgeship in 2001.
No comment yet from Mrs. Clinton on the 10:00 a.m. nomination.
But Read More