Skip to comments.Trump orders Feds to begin defunding New York, Portland, Seattle and other ‘lawless cities’…
Posted on 09/02/2020 8:38:04 PM PDT by Beave Meister
The feud between Trump and liberal cities which encourage protests which seeking to defund the police escalated sharply on Wednesday, when the President ordered the federal government to begin the process of defunding New York City, Portland, Seattle and Washington, cities where officials allowed lawless protests and cut police budgets amid rising violent crime.
In a five-page memo sent to federal agencies on Wednesday whose subject is Reviewing Funding to State and Local Government Recipients of Federal Funds That Are Permitting Anarchy, Violence, and Destruction in American Cities and signed by Trump, the president orders them to report to the White House Office of Management and Budget on any funding that could be redirected. New York City, Portland, Seattle and even Washington, DC are among the initial targets of the measure.
My Administration will not allow Federal tax dollars to fund cities that allow themselves to deteriorate into lawless zones, Trump says in the memo, which mentions New York Mayor Bill de Blasio by name twice. To ensure the federal funding is not wasted or spent in a manner that directly violates our Governments promise to protect life, liberty, and property, it is imperative that the Federal Government review the use of Federal funds by jurisdictions that permit anarchy, violence, and destruction in Americas cities.
In a tweet late on Wednesday, Trump followed up the memo by saying that his administration will do everything in its power to prevent weak mayors and lawless cities from taking Federal dollars while they let anarchists harm people, burn buildings, and ruin lives and businesses. Were putting them on notice today.
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Pray for his safety. Surely out military will help.
And they thought they couldn’t hate him any more... best president ever.
seem like if we are going to have a war we might as well get it on and be done with it.
I’ll bet that it’s ‘relatively’ peaceful in Portland this evening after a few soiboys got their asses kicked yesterday since mayJeff’s residence was assaulted.
I’ll bet it’s ‘relatively’ peaceful in Portland this evening after a few soiboys got their asses seriously kicked last night since mayTed’s residence was assaulted.
Donald knows that withholding money is the best way to get your subs in line.
Cuomo is losing his mind over this.
Time to raise taxes.
Just Trump doing what he does best.....
Thank you POTUS and praise our Creator!
How long until a lawless DC/federal court _judge_ decides POTUS cannot do that, without using a lawfully legislated law.
I really, really like this president!
I can’t fathom a Bush, a McCain, a Pierre Delecto having the balls to do anything like this.
That is just WHY many of us voted for him last election.
And WILL vote for him this time around.
Yep.That’ll be the next move Cuomo comes up with. Gee, between him and AOC there won’t be a biz left standing in NY.
Unfortunately the Rats haven’t defunded their armies of lawyers and it won’t be long that some podunk leftist judge will overrule this.
In the meantime it’s fun to watch them squirm.
The rats suddenly are remembering another appointment, after 3 solid months...
Damn but I do love how President Trump isn’t afraid to make the hard call. Isn’t afraid to do what is right.
This he has authority to do.
Who wants to bet a court shuts him down and says he has no authority over his legal authority. MAD@!
Cuomo an DeBlasio need to use the Antifa defense - curl up in the fetal position and cry.
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