Sen. John Kennedy ripped New York Mayor Bill de Blasio after another night of looting; saying he doesn’t “see him carrying his happy a** down there and trying to protect people.”
“I don’t know what planet Mayor de Blasio parachuted in from, but I don’t see him carrying his happy a** down there and trying to protect people,” said Kennedy.
President Trump called-out New York leaders Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio during a radio interview Wednesday; saying if “they don’t get their act straightened out” he will step in and “solve the problem fast.”
“If they don’t get their act straightened out I will solve it. I’ll solve it fast,” said the President.
“We had no problem at all last night,” Trump added. “Maybe it doesn’t sound good to say it, but you have to have a dominant force. You need law and order.”
Bill de Blasio struggled to contain widespread violence and looting in all five boroughs this week, with new footage surfacing on social media showing criminals fleeing the scene of the crime in what one user claims is a “$500,000 Rolls Royce.”
Looters are literally pulling up in nice cars and cleaning out stores in #Soho. What #Curfew? #RIOT #LootingIsNotProtesting #GeorgeFloyd #NYCPROTEST #NYCRiots #NYPD @NBCNewYork pic.twitter.com/jIDZK1J4IA
— Keith Feldman (@NBCproducer) June 2, 2020
“An NBC producer filmed men pulling up luxury cars before they appeared to ransack stores in Manhattan during a fifth night of rioting after the killing of George Floyd. Keith Feldman posted a video on Twitter of men getting out of expensive cars, one of which was claimed to be a $500,000 Rolls Royce,” reports the Daily Mail.
Vandals and looters also struck stores in mid-town Manhattan and Brooklyn despite De Blasio’s curfew.
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BIG APPLE BREAKDOWN: Bill De Blasio’s Daughter, 25, Arrested During Manhattan Protest for Blocking Traffic
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daughter was one of hundreds of demonstrators arrested over the weekend; reportedly taken into custody for blocking traffic during a protest in Manhattan Saturday night.
Chiara de Blasio is one of the nearly 790 people who have been arrested in New York City since protests over the death of George Floyd began last week https://t.co/UusGs3188p
— TIME (@TIME) June 1, 2020
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter, Chiara, was arrested around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday near Union Square in Manhattan, a police official said.
Follow live updates of the protests in New York: https://t.co/Bo6wZQfwRq
— The New York Times (@nytimes) June 1, 2020
“New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daughter, Chiara, was arrested around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday near Union Square in Manhattan, a police official said,” reports the New York Times.
“She had allegedly been blocking traffic on Broadway and was arrested after refusing to move, the source said,” adds the New York Post.
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CHAOS NYC: Rioters Loot Manhattan Stores, De Blasio Describes Situation as ‘Limited Protest Activity’
Rioters smashed windows and looted stores in Manhattan late Sunday night after assembling for citywide protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis; a situation Mayor Bill de Blasio described as “limited protest activity.”
“Fox News crews on the scene in SoHo reported hundreds of people stealing from luxury stores – including Chanel and Dior – for hours on Sunday night going into the early hours of Monday morning. The looters were seen piling shoplifted merchandise into vehicles while others rode off with the merchandise in black garbage bags balanced on CitiBikes,” reports Fox news.
Here it is… just disgusting to see this in person pic.twitter.com/GftB2C5Bfw
— Rob Schmitt (@SchmittNYC) June 1, 2020
“Most of the day we had large crowds throughout the city in multiple boroughs [on Sunday]. But when it got dark, things changed and it changed rapidly,” Shea said on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” on Monday morning. “We anticipated it, but you saw large groups of people had no inclination to all this protest once it got dark, particularly in the area of SoHo between Canal and West Broadway. We had a number of stores broken into.”
Read the full report at Fox News.