Tag: Williams, Jumaane D

Fire the Officer in the Eric Garner Case? De Blasio Falters

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] In the five years since Eric Garner died at the hands of several police officers on Staten Island, Mayor Bill de Blasio has often spoken about how the incident was profoundly personal to him, as the father of a […]

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The Power Went Out. Where Was de Blasio?

In a union hall lobby in Waterloo, Iowa, Mayor Bill de Blasio slouched down into a corner, his presidential stump speech safely delivered, but with a more pressing issue at hand. About 1,000 miles away, large swaths of Manhattan’s West Side were still enveloped in darkness by a massive power failure, and Mr. de Blasio […]

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