In May the President echoed remarks by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell saying that federal coffers for badly run “blue state” governments — including New York’s — wouldn’t be opened.
“I think Congress is inclined to do a lot of things but I don’t think they’re inclined to do bailouts. A bailout is different than, you know, reimbursing for the plague,” said Trump, …
“It’s not fair to the Republicans because all the states that need help — they’re run by Democrats in every case. Florida is doing phenomenal, Texas is doing phenomenal, the Midwest is, you know, fantastic — very little debt.”
Trump also said, “You look at Illinois, you look at New York, look at California, you know, those three, there’s tremendous debt there, and many others.
Now New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding that the city’s crime problem fall on the federal government, arguing during an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that “federal support” will help thwart the uptick in violence.
“We have an extraordinarily clear plan… We have a very rigorous standard, much more rigorous than even the national standards.” NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio reacts to criticism from the spokesperson for the NY State Dept. of Education about the city's school reopening plans. pic.twitter.com/yWmUyATru9
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