On Thursday, far Left New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made it official and announced that he was running for President of the United States. This makes him the 24th candidate who is running for President as a Democrat.
At the sound of this news, President Trump made sure to slam the New York City Mayor in a viral tweet.
“The Dems are getting another beauty to join their group,” Trump tweeted on Thursday. “Bill de Blasio of NYC, considered the worst mayor in the U.S., will supposedly be making an announcement for president today. He is a JOKE, but if you like high taxes & crime, he’s your man. NYC HATES HIM!”
The Dems are getting another beauty to join their group. Bill de Blasio of NYC, considered the worst mayor in the U.S., will supposedly be making an announcement for president today. He is a JOKE, but if you like high taxes & crime, he’s your man. NYC HATES HIM!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 16, 2019
The President mentioned that NYC hates de Blasio which seems to referring to a recent report by the New York Post. Check out what they said:
De Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the only candidate or potential candidate out of 23 contenders to earn a negative rating among national Democrats in a March Monmouth University survey. A total of 24 percent gave him a thumbs down while just 18 percent had a favorable view of him. At home, the numbers are even worse. A staggering 76 percent of Big Apple voters don’t think he should run, according to an April Quinnipiac University Poll.
De Blasio appeared to joke about the fact that New Yorkers are pissed at him. “Good thing about New Yorkers is they look the same whether they’re really pissed off at you or they like you,” he said.
De Blasio seems to be taking a page out of President Trump’s handbook by stating that he is going to “put working people first.”
“Today I am proud to announce my candidacy for president of the United States of America, because it’s time to finally put working people first,” the New York City Mayor said in a tweet.
Today I am proud to announce my candidacy for president of the United States of America, because it's time to finally put working people first.https://t.co/p7LYipgAPg
— Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) May 16, 2019
Check out what the Daily Wire had to say:
Some of the ways he suggests he has proved that he will “put working people first” is by implementing the magical $15 minimum wage, guaranteeing sick leave, expanding health and mental health coverage — because “healthcare is a human right” — and offering free pre-K programs. He’s also pushed his climate change agenda, as he recently attempted to promote in the lobby of Trump Tower to rather disastrous results.
De Blasio has also made it clear that he feels that he is the best person to take on the big “bully” Trump. “I’m a New Yorker. I’ve known Trump’s a bully for a long time. This is not news to me or anyone else here,” he said. “And I know how to take him on.”
The Mayor also unveiled his “anti-bully” motto which is: “Don’t back down in the face of the bully — confront him, take him on.”
He also announced that he has plans to “take on the wealthy” saying, “There’s plenty of money in this world. There’s plenty of money in this country, it’s just in the wrong hands.” Ironic statement considering de Blasio is infamous for parading around his motorcade.
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