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    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed the rising violent crime rate in the city is due to residents’ lack of finding anything to do and the dearth of jobs. So many people dont have anything to do. They dont have anywhere to go. They dont have a job, they cant go to school, they are dealing with so many challenges,” de Blasio told reporters during a press conference Monday when asked why the New York City Police Department...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped President Donald Trump for denouncing the city’s Black Lives Matter mural outside of Trump Tower in an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Thursday night. Trump first criticized the proposed mural last week, even though the slogan wasn’t officially painted on the street until Thursday morning. On July 1, he said it “will further antagonize New York’s Finest” and called the painted slogan a “symbol of hate.” NYC is cutting Police $’s by ONE...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Reverand Al Sharpton were both spotted outside Trump Tower in Manhattan helping to paint a Black Lives Matter mural. People in the city began painting the anticipated mural on Thursday morning, and a block of Fifth Avenue will be closed until Sunday to complete the project. De Blasio, an outspoken critic of President Trump, was seen working alongside his wife, Chirlane McCray, and Sharpton to help construct the message being written...
    New York Attorney General Letitia James recommended that New York Citys mayor give up sole control over the NYPD commissioners hiring among several sweeping changes aimed at restoring New Yorkers faith in the police.  In a preliminary report released on Wednesday on her probe into the policing of recent protests, James urged for the creation of a new commission that would take over control of the hiring.  It would also have final say on the departments budget and disciplining of...
    Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) has called for the removal of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for “destroying our great city.” “Mayor de Blasio is destroying our great city from the inside out,” Zeldin wrote on social media. “New York City will not make it through the remainder of his term. He needs to be immediately removed from office to save the city and protect the people who live there.” “New York City has seen a recent surge in...
    Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., took to Twitter on Tuesday to call on New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to be removed from office as the Big Apple experiences a spike in shootings since June. Mayor DeBlasio is destroying our great city from the inside out,” Zeldin, who represents the state’s First Congressional District, tweeted. “New York City will not make it through the remainder of his term. He needs to be immediately removed from office to save the city...
    New York City schools will reopen in a limited way in September, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced in his daily news conference on Thursday. But just a few hours later, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office sent out a statement calling the reopening announcement “premature.” Of the 450,000 families who responded to a citywide survey, 75% wanted to send their children back to school in September, said the mayor as part of an announcement that classes will resume with requirements for masks,...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared on CNN’s New Day Wednesday morning to discuss his decision on Tuesday to cut the budget of the NYPD by $1 billion. Speaking to host John Berman, de Blasio spoke up the funding that will be provided for youth and social services, community summer programs, and education, per Axios. “We have been for years the safest big city in America and we continue to be. I take that issue very seriously about...
    NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio confirmed a giant Black Lives Matter mural will be painted outside Trump Tower in a matter of days. Speaking on MSNBCs Morning Joe on Wednesday, de Blasio said the giant message would be directed at Donald Trump. New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioCredit: Alamy Live News It will be done in a matter of days, the mayor declared that morning after over a month of peaceful protests, riots, and looting in the Big Apple....
    Reader Jay Roberts raises the burning question of the day, one that has sparked a lively debate with one of his friends. He writes, “You say Mayor de Blasio is a ‘putz’ but my friend says he’s a ‘schmuck.’ I suggest we send the mayor a letter asking for his opinion. A putz wouldn’t answer it, but a schmuck would.” To which I say: Stop! You’re both right! For those who don’t speak New York, think of a putz as a...
    NEW York Citys mayor Bill de Blasio has said he would cut $1 billion in funding from the New York Police Department for 2021. The cuts were described as not going far enough by some activists, and come in the face of calls to defund the police, as well as a $9 billion revenue shortfall for the city, due to the coronavirus pandemic. 5 New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioCredit: Alamy Live News de Blasio had initially planned to...
    Fox Business host Lisa Kennedy unloaded on Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, calling him a “commie.” Kennedy, during a Tuesday appearance on Fox News’ “The Five,” addressed de Blasio’s support for the protest movement demanding the defunding of police departments — including the NYPD. (RELATED: ‘These Were Peaceful Shootings’: Jesse Watters Mocks Seattle Mayor For Underplaying Danger Of CHAZ) WATCH: Dana Perino put the question to Kennedy, saying that protesters were calling for the NYPD to...
    Operation Defund The Police is picking up steam in New York after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans to slash $1 billion from the NYPD’s budget.  On Monday, the Democratic mayor said at a news briefing that the cuts are still being negotiated with the City Council. But of the $6 billion allocated to the New York Police Department, at least $500 million will be channeled to public housing and youth programs, New York Post reports. The department’s role in policing...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed a plan that would cut the city’s police budget by $1 billion. Weeks after the mayor declared his intention to redistribute funding from the New York City Police Department to other initiatives, he announced on Monday a plan that would slash a sixth of the departments $6 billion budget. “I’m excited to say we have a plan that can achieve real reform, that can achieve real redistribution, while at the same...
    New York Police Department officers responding to a shooting in Manhattan were met with large crowd hurling bottles and blocking the intersection as a surge in gun violence grips the city.  The New York City Police Benevolent Association on Sunday shared a clip of NYPD officers being met with resistance while dispatched to a shots fired call in Harlem.  The shots fired call was one of several made across the citys five boroughs as New York Post reports 11 people were...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to put a large Black Lives Matter mural outside of Trump Tower, in midtown Manhattan. The mural will be painted on the street between 56th and 57th streets along Fifth Avenue, according to the New York Post. The idea came after D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser painted “Black Lives Matter” along the street on the road to the White House. The mural will be put up by July 4. Multiple murals are...
    U.S. District Judge Gary L. Sharpe handed down a preliminary injunction on Friday against New York officials for violating the First Amendment by shutting down religious services while encouraging Black Lives Matter protests. Earlier this month, two Catholic priests and three Orthodox Jews came together in a lawsuit against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York Attorney General Letitia James, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, alleging that Democrats were violating their religious liberty under the First Amendment...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio made an urgent plea to Washington and Albany on Wednesday for financial assistance due to coronavirus-related revenue losses.He said that NYC is now facing a $9 billion projected loss of revenue in the city due to the loss of tourism and commerce.So far, the city has made $2 billion in cuts to agencies to help save money. Mayor de Blasio said the city needs to make another billion in cuts to meet...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) has plans in the works for taxpayers to foot the bill for the words Black Lives Matter to be painted in the street in front of President Donald Trumps Trump Tower in the Big Apple. What are the details?The New York Post reported that de Blasios BLM mural will be painted in yellow block letters along Fifth Avenue outside the famed building owned by the president, inspired by the Black Lives...
    On the heels of a viral video showing someone tossing a firecracker at a sleeping homeless man in Harlem early Monday morning — after which it exploded while the perps laughed and ran away — New York City police pledged to find those responsible, WCBS-AM reported. The inhumanity of this crime is shocking to everyone who watches, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan tweeted. The NYPD WILL apprehend those responsible for using fireworks to assault our...
    Democratic New York City mayor Bill de Blasio said that his 25-year-old daughter, who was recently arrested at a protest in New York, has confronted him on his “white privilege” in the past, the New York Post reported.   While speaking at a TIME 100 Talks conference Tuesday, the mayor said that his daughter Chiara, who is biracial, “would talk to me about my own white privilege,” telling the audience that “she’s usually right.” The Tuesday virtual conference focused on the...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday that he would be shifting funds away from the police. The announcement comes after the defund the police movement gained some traction last week following the nationwide George Floyd protests. Mayor de Blasio said New Yorkers need to be reached, not policed. We committed to move resources from the NYPD to youth and social services as part of our Citys budget, de Blasio wrote on Twitter. De Blasio...
    NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Bill de Blasio announces early end to New York City curfew after peaceful protests Saturday.
    NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio announces early end to New York City curfew after peaceful protests Saturday. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been doing his best to convince the George Floyd protesters that he is on their side. He said he was proud when his daughter was arrested along with the protesters. He offered lame excuses as to why the protests were being allowed to occur while church services were not. But the protesters are apparently still not having it. According to a Fox News report, when de Blasio attempted to speak...