A senior American official has already apologized for uttering “fuck the E.U.” in a leaked phone conversation, but Congressman Peter King commended her sentiment this morning in a radio interview, telling the host, “good for her.”
Mr. King told radio host Geraldo River that he agreed with the comments made by Victoria Nuland, the country’s top diplomat for European and Eurasian affairs, and made it clear he is absolutely not a fan of the European Union–which he called “self-righteous.”
Republican Congressman Pete King today took aim at the Tea Party, launching a PAC to promote what he dubs “common sense” candidates–and lay the groundwork for his potential run for president.
Speaking to Politicker by phone as he drove across New Hampshire, Mr. King said the new effort, unveiled today in the crucial early voting state, was aimed at helping Republican candidates who reject the Tea Party’s isolationist, anti-government message.
In the five days since Pete King confirmed his interest in a possible presidential campaign, the Long Island congressman has sent at least four emails to supporters touting the self-propelled speculation.
“Rep. Pete King Could Be Very Formidable Presidential Candidate vs. Hillary Clinton,” read one subject line. Another declared, “Rep. Pete King Potential 2016 Presidential Bid Garnering Lots of Attention.”
Late last night, Newxmax reported that Long Island GOP Congressman Pete King, not widely considered one of the top contenders for the White House for 2016, was nevertheless looking at running for president, citing anonymous sources.
This afternoon, Mr. King confirmed the report to Politicker.
James E. Holmes walked into a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, last week carrying with him a semi-automatic assault rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun and a semiautomatic pistol. Over the last few months, he spent thousands of dollars on ammunition.
Nobody noticed. And now 12 innocent people are dead, scores wounded and hundreds of lives scarred by a madman’s easy access to guns and ammunition.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the nation’s most passionate advocates of common-sense gun regulation, gave voice to the outrage so many of us felt when we learned of the massacre in Colorado.
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“It’s with heavy hearts that my wife and I leave Boston after 32 very enjoyable months in the city’s South End. We’re moving to Manhattan. ” Sports Illustrated writer Peter King wrote with characteristic drama in his Monday Morning Quarterback column last month. Mr. King and his wife, Ann have indeed settled in New York , and city records show their new roost is located in the glassy new Sutton Place development The Milan.
By the looks of it, football commentating is a decent paying gig (we’ll add that to our list of potential career choices right after Rabbi), as the Kings spent $2.55 million on the place at 300 East 55th Street.
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President Obama will be at the World Trade Center site tomorrow and–while former President George W. Bush won’t be joining him–a number of New York’s congressional representatives will be making the trip back from Washington.
Senators Schumer and Gillibrand will both be in attendance. Congressman Nadler, who represents ground zero, will also be Read More
In an interview with 60 Minutes recorded today, President Obama told Steve Kroft the administration won’t release photos of Osama bin Laden’s death.
Bin Laden was shot in the head during a raid on Sunday evening, and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney had previously called the photos “gruesome.”
Lawmakers had Read More
Long Island Congressman Peter King appeared on The O’Reilly Factor yesterday and the host began by asking him one of the great intro questions ever:
“Congressman, right off the bat, tell us something we don’t know.”
“Well I don’t know if everyone knows this or not, but you mentioned the fact that we Read More
Peter King appeared on “Morning Joe” today to tell the British that they should pay attention to his “Muslim Radicalization” hearings as well.
“London has become a real source of dangerous operations,” he told the hosts. “Parts of London are known as Londonistan.”
King noted that on the other side of the pond they have Read More