Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks the NYPD union endorsement of President Trump is “inappropriate.” She tried to throw cold water on the decisive moment yesterday when the police union showed up wearing MAGA hats in support of our law and order president. The comment from AOC below is to incite fear of police officers as an “enforcement arm of the state.”:
“NYPD union endorsed Trump. I’m sure this is part of their neighborhood outreach plan. Also, does anyone else see a potential problem with police unions…enforcement arms of the state with lethal weapons…promoting ‘preferred’ candidates for office or is that just me?”
NYPD union endorsed Trump. I’m sure this is part of their neighborhood outreach plan.
Also, does anyone else see a potential problem with police unions – enforcement arms of the state with lethal weapons – promoting “preferred” candidates for office or is that just me? https://t.co/UlmigAuedh
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) August 15, 2020
The irony is that the police officers in many of the Democrat-controlled cities have been told to stand down and have been neutered so they can’t enforce the law. What’s even more ironic is that once the criminals are arrested, they are quickly released back onto the street to recommit. If anything, the police aren’t enforcing the laws strictly enough and are being injured at greater numbers by Antifa.
Union boss Patt Lynch announced the endorsement of President Trump yesterday in a ceremony at the White House. Lynch commented during the ceremony that he couldn’t remember the last endorsement. The police union hadn’t endorsed a presidential candidate in 25 years:
“I have 36 years on this job…I cannot remember when we have ever endorsed for the office of President of the United States until now. That’s how important this is, Mr. President, we’re fighting for our lives out there. We don’t want this to spread to the rest of the country. We need your strong voice across the country.”
President Trump tweeted out his thanks for the endorsement:
“Thank you to the great Pat Lynch & the @NYCPBA. I will never let you down. I have deeply and profoundly admired the brave men and women of the #NYPD for my entire life. New York’s Finest are truly the best of the best.”
Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently claimed that the crime uptick in New York City is likely because struggling residents are forced to shoplift in order to “feed their child.” Yes, you read that right.
AOC suggested in a virtual town hall that crime is soaring in NYC not because city leaders and career politicians have derided the New York Police Department for months, prompting hundreds of early retirements or that top officials are talking about slashing the budget for police, but rather because lower-income individuals are being forced to shoplift in order to put food on the table.
“So why is this uptick in crime happening?” Ocasio-Cortez said on Zoom. “Well, let’s think about it. Do we think this has to do with the fact there’s record unemployment in the United States right now? The fact that people are at a level of economic desperation that we have not seen since the Great Recession? Maybe this has to do with the fact that people aren’t paying their rent and are scared to pay their rent, and so they go out and they need to feed their child and they don’t have money so you maybe have to, they’re put in a position where they feel like they either need to shoplift some bread or go hungry that night.”
The Hill covered Ocasio-Cortez’s stunt-filled town hall with lies and coverups galore:
AOC on increased NYC crime: "Maybe this has to do with the fact that people aren't paying their rent & are scared to pay their rent & so they go out & they need to feed their child & they don't have money so… they feel like they either need to shoplift some bread or go hungry." pic.twitter.com/oHSTWWJZ6a
— The Hill (@thehill) July 12, 2020
The New York Police Department (NYPD) has reported a substantial increase in shootings and violent crimes in recent weeks, as officials warn there’s “a storm on the horizon” amid calls for changes.
On Saturday, the New York Post reported 15 shootings in 15 hours, just one week after the city witnessed a holiday weekend with 44 shootings and at least eight killed. The radical representative and vocal supporter of the “defund police” movement insists, however, that the crime spike is unrelated to the $1 billion NYPD budget cuts announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio, as previously reported by 100% FED Up. The council also “reallocated” nearly $500 million of the department’s capital budget to other “badly needed infrastructure” and slashed overtime spending by $352 million.
JUST IN: President Trump says federal government may "take over cities" to combat rising crime: "Numbers are going to be coming down even if we have to go and take over cities." pic.twitter.com/yaaCLn5IW1
— The Hill (@thehill) July 13, 2020
AOC responded to questions asking what society would like after defunding the police. She answered, “When people ask me ‘What does a world where we defund the police look like?’, I tell them it looks like a suburb.” Just how far will socialist AOC go to cover the mess created by Democrats in NYC?