New York: Trump’s plan to steal funds from city is revealed

Trump plans to steal funding from New York They claim that Trump signed a memorandum this Wednesday Violence has increased in the city, a...

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  • Trump plans to steal funding from New York
  • They claim that Trump signed a memorandum this Wednesday
  • Violence has increased in the city, according to police records

Trump funds New York. This Wednesday the President Donald Trump signed a five-page memorandum to begin the process of de-funding New York and three other cities.

As revealed by the New York Post, President Trump’s order targets New York, Washington, Seattle and Portland, where authorities allowed “lawless” protests and slashed police budgets amid increased violence.

“My administration will not allow federal tax dollars to fund cities that allow themselves to deteriorate and become lawless zones,” Trump said in the memo that, according to the Post, twice mentions New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, by his name.

The amounts of money affected by Trump’s order could be huge.

New York City alone receives about $ 7 billion a year in federal aid.

The memorandum instructs the White House budget director, Russ Vought, to issue guidance within 30 days starting Wednesday “to agency heads on restricting eligibility or disfavouring, to the maximum extent permitted by law, anarchist jurisdictions in the receipt of federal grants ”.

The revelation comes as police confirmed that shootings and murders increased again during the month of August in New York.

The shootings and murders in the streets of New York have again experienced an alarming increase in the month of August, according to the statistics of the Police of the city, according to which during the past month there were 242 incidents with firearms. fire, in which 53 people died.

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Compared to August 2019, when 36 people were killed in 91 shootings, gun violence increased 166 percent and murders 47 percent.

So far this year there have been 1,014 shootings in New York, an increase of 87 percent over the same period last year in which 541 took place.

This increase contrasts with the slight rise in the total number of crimes that occurred in the city during August, which was 9,093, that is, 0.7 percent more than those registered in the same month of 2019.

Authorities, police and civil organizations have made cross accusations about the alleged responsibility for this increase that began last June.

The New York Police assures that the cut in the budgets of the security body, the closure of a unit accused of police brutality and the prohibition of making certain keys to immobilize the suspects for being considered dangerous have contributed to the capacity of the police to act. agents.

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The city’s security body has also complained about the temporary suspension of the judicial system, the release of prisoners to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in prisons, and the loss of respect for officers amid national protests against police brutality have contributed to the growth of violence.

The authorities, for their part, although they coincide with some elements of the diagnosis, put the emphasis on the economic crisis unleashed by the pandemic and even some political leaders have accused the Police of slowing down their actions to ensure that the peak of violence does not decrease, an extreme that the police leaders have categorically denied.

This Wednesday, fifty organizations that work in conflictive areas to try to reduce the rates of violence, asked the authorities for more resources to face this situation and accused President Donald Trump of trying to make a political use of violence in his campaign politics.

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Trump ignores racism at the root of protests and advocates a strong hand

President Donald Trump again avoided talking about racism and social injustice as the root of the protests that are taking place in various parts of the country, and assured that the protesters “only understand force”, without resorting to any kind of tone conciliator despite the fact that the tensions have caused victims in the mobilizations.

Meanwhile, his rival in the November general election, Democrat Joe Biden, announced that he will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday, the scene of the latest riots, after a police officer left the young black Jacob Blake badly injured, unarmed and that he was shot seven times in the back on August 23.

Trump, who visited Kenosha on Tuesday despite opposition from local authorities who considered that the president does not contribute to reducing tension, said on Twitter today that Biden “is not on the side of the forces of order”, and that that was something “Spectacularly evident” in the president’s visit to that town in Wisconsin.

Trump once again resorted to his electoral mantra of “law and order” and to describe as “looters and rioters” to all those who protest, so that the problem of racism behind the death of young black men at the hands of police forces is addressed.

“If there are violent crowds, they just have to call me and we will solve it in an hour,” said the president, referring to the offer of federal agents to quell the protests in the city of Portland (Oregon), which this weekend turned violent when A column of vehicles with Trump flags clashed with protesters critical of the Police.

In those clashes, in which Trump supporters arrived armed and used pepper spray and air pistols, a member of the conservative side was shot dead, allegedly at the hands of someone who defined himself as “anti-fascist.”

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With information from Agencia Efe

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