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From Manhattan To The Bronx, NYC Looted Overnight

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Violence and looting continued in New York City overnight despite the implementation of an 11:00 p.m. curfew.

The Bronx, a majority-minority borough, saw widespread violence, with fires, looting and NYPD officers being attacked. Videos recorded by people on the ground were posted all over social media.

Cell phone video that has gone viral showed a sergeant struck at the intersection of Walton Avenue and East 170th Street in Tremont.

In a separate incident in The Bronx, an officer was assaulted in front of a store on East Fordham Road and East Tiebout Avenue. The attack was caught on camera, with the video posted on the Sergeants Benevolent Association’s Twitter account.

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. released a statement on Twitter overnight in response to the violence.

“This is not who we are, we are better than this! This is not how we seek justice! What we saw on Fordham Rd. only detracts from our message of racial justice & our calls for police reform,” said Diaz, Jr. “Such actions are not consistent with keeping the memory & legacy of those we fight for alive.”

Meanwhile, Manhattan, Midtown especially, was ravaged by looting overnight, which included Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square.

While the NYPD failed to contain the rioters, they were efficient earlier in the day in escorting Orthodox Jews out of a Brooklyn park.

Over the weekend, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (D) daughter, Chiara, was arrested for participating in one of the riots.

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The Mayor commented on a peaceful protest in Brooklyn but didn’t offer any remarks on the chaos in other parts of the city overnight.

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) took to Twitter to call out the current officeholder.

“Mayor de Blasio needs to step down,” Giuliani wrote. “He is incompetent. We are losing a tremendous amount of property. We are seeing people damaged and hurt. Pretty soon, we’re going to lose lives if this man doesn’t get out of the way and let someone activate the police department!”

Before addressing the nation Monday night, President Donald Trump told the nation’s governors that they need to take control of their states, particularly their major cities.

“You have to arrest people and you have to try people. And they have to go to jail for long periods of time,” Pres. Trump said.

Under New York’s bail reform laws, almost all of the people who were arrested for looting will be released without bail, the NYPD told Fox News.

Stay with SaraACarter.com for updates on what is happening across the nation.

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Federal Reserve Economist on hidden camera: ‘we don’t want Trump to be in the government’

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Hidden Camera captures Principal Economist at the Federal Reserve talking about Jerome Powell’s legacy as “somebody who held the line against like, Trump.” According to hidden camera footage of Aurel Hizmo, principal economist at the Federal Reserve, the U.S. agency could have fixed inflation a while ago but refused to do so for fear of hurting President Joe Biden’s re-election efforts.

Hizmo told an undercover reporter that the Fed stopped raising the rates to tackle inflation because it could cause a recession that would likely end Biden’s 2024 campaign.

The influential agency responsible for maintaining a stable monetary system appears to not just be establishing interest rates, but to be setting policies for desired social outcomes. “Under Powell, the Fed has changed to think about equity issues, like racial issues, think about wealth inequality as part of the mandate, as part of the things we are following. Think about climate change.” Aurel Hizmo, Principal Economist at the Federal Reserve, who prior to working at the Fed was an Assistant Professor helps write speeches for Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell for the Federal Open Market Committee.

Hizmo says “Trump is just a crazy person” and conservatives are “dumb” as he describes to OMG’s American Swiper Citizen Journalist a politicized Federal Reserve Board where Powell has promoted ESG issues like climate change and “wants to be remembered in history” “as a savior.” But shhh…don’t tell anyone because Hizmo says: “I’m just really worried that I’m saying stuff that’s classified…It’s all classified.”

 

 

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