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  • Eric Adams ‘not concerned’ as speculation mounts that ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo could run for NYC mayor

    05/22/2024 6:59:02 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/20/2024 | Aneeta Bhole
    Mayor Eric Adams is “not concerned” about disgraced former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo possibly eyeing his job. Asked if he thought Cuomo would make a run against him in 2025, Hizzoner told reporters he wasn’t sweating it. “[I’m] not concerned with that, I’m concerned with governing this amazing city,” Adams told said at an unrelated press briefing “You don’t spend 35 years climbing to the top of the mountain and worry about the view. You enjoy the view.”
  • D.C.’s Democrat Mayor Heading to Las Vegas on ‘Economic Mission’

    05/19/2024 4:17:29 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/19/2024 | Amy Furr
    Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) is heading to Las Vegas for an “economic mission” after enjoying the Masters golf tournament in Georgia on the taxpayer’s dime. The mayor’s website announced Friday that Bowser would attend the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in an effort to bring retailers to the nation’s capital. “This economic mission is coordinated by the Washington, DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP), which has organized the District’s presence at ICSC since 1999,” the announcement continued:
  • Mayor Blangiardi signs bill declaring Honolulu a 'Purple Heart City'

    05/05/2024 5:06:34 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 11 replies
    KHON2 News ^ | May 3, 2024 | Emily Cervantes
    HONOLULU (KHON2) -- Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi signed Bill 7, declaring the City and County of Honolulu a “Purple Heart City” to honor recipients of the Purple Heart. The bill was passed on April 17 and was signed on Friday. According to the City and County of Honolulu, those who were injured, wounded, or died in the line of duty receive the Purple Heart for their bravery and sacrifice. “I’m just really grateful to all of you, not only for your service and what you represent but for having the opportunity to become a Purple Heart City and all that...
  • Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson runs from reporters asking about alleged cop killer: video

    05/04/2024 4:51:10 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    Nypost ^ | 05/04/2024 | Matthew Sedacca
    Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson was caught on camera bolting from local reporters who wanted to ask him about the recent arrest of an alleged cop killer. Johnson was at a National Day of Prayer service Thursday in the Windy City, with his chauffeured car waiting in an alley, according to reports. Local reporters darted after the mayor, hollering for him to wait and to comment about the arrest of Xavier Tate Jr., who allegedly killed Chicago Police Officer Luis Huesca in a carjacking last month, according to video.
  • London’s Khan: Far-Left Mayor Sadiq Khan Wins Record Third Term in Office

    05/04/2024 8:56:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/04/2024 | Kurt Zindulka
    Sadiq Khan’s reign in London will continue for at least another four years, as the Labour Party mayor has secured a record third term in office following Thursday’s mayoral election in the British capital. UPDATE 1620: London Mayor Sadiq Khan has defeated his Tory challenger, London Assembly Member Susan Hall, by a margin of 44 per cent to 33 per cent, with a majority of 276,428, The Telegraph reports. Having won 1,088,225 votes to 811,518, Khan significantly improved upon his performance in his 2021 re-election bid when he only beat out Conservative Shuan Bailey by 4.7 points.
  • Lilian Seenoi-Barr, African woman, appointed mayor of Derry, Northern Ireland, denounces native Irish protesting immigration

    05/04/2024 8:46:18 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 25 replies
    Twitter ^ | 04 30 2024 | Way of the World
    "This is Lilian Seenoi-Barr. She is the African woman serving as the mayor of Derry, Northern Ireland. She was APPOINTED, not ELECTED. She says that native people protesting mass immigration to Ireland are domestic terrorists." Way of the World Twitter video
  • San Jose Mayor Was Filming a Promo for His City When a Man Walked Up and Fought His Security Guy (Video)

    04/25/2024 6:57:39 AM PDT · by old school · 13 replies
    The Liberty Daily ^ | 24 April 224 | Unknown
    "San Jose Mayor Was Filming a Promo for His City When a Man Walked Up and Fought His Security Guy."
  • California's first transgender mayor Raul Ureña is kicked out of office after opponents mount 'transphobic' recall campaign

    04/20/2024 2:01:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 39 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 20, 2024 | Martha Williams
    Calexico has voted to oust the first transgender mayor in California in a long awaited recall vote as the politician blames transphobia for the decision. Mayor Raul Ureña, 26, identifies as a transgender woman and prefers she/they pronouns. Ureña was elected into office in 2020 at the age of 23 and came out as gender-fluid and transgender in 2022 - after her re-election. She eventually started wearing dresses and makeup in official appearances, which riled up voters who felt duped because they believed they were voting for a gay cisgender man and not a transgender woman. However, on April 16...
  • Mayor Bass wants wealthy Angelenos to pay for homeless housing

    04/17/2024 1:32:05 AM PDT · by Libloather · 30 replies
    The Real Deal ^ | 4/16/24 | Staff
    Los Angeles voters were asked to back a “mansion tax” to raise money for homeless housing after passing a $1.2 billion bond measure to build the same. Now Mayor Karen Bass wants rich residents and businesses to pitch in more money. During her State of the City address, the mayor called on business leaders, charities and wealthy residents to donate money to get homeless Angelenos off the streets, the Los Angeles Times reported. Bass urged those with the means to help buy or lease buildings that can be converted into housing for L.A.’s 46,000 homeless residents. “We have brought the...
  • Socialist Mayor Orders Shut Down of Nigel Farage Conference in Brussels

    04/16/2024 6:22:28 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/16/2024 | KURT ZINDULKA
    A socialist mayor in Brussels ordered police to shut down the National Conservatism Conference being held in the city while Brexit leader Nigel Farage was speaking on Tuesday. In comments recorded in footage of Mrs Braverman speaking to journalists as seen by Breitbart News, the former Home Secretary said: “I’m here with likeminded democrats, democratically elected politicians, leaders and experts in their fields and we are here talking about talking about the issues that matter to the British people… securing our borders, making our communities safer, how to protect our countries. “And it’s a real shame the thought police instructed...
  • Trans mayor whines about being ‘bullied’ out of office despite rampant crime, homelessness

    04/12/2024 1:05:50 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    NY Post ^ | 04/12/2024 | Melissa Koenig
    A California mayor who came out as transgender after being elected to office is facing a recall vote — blaming it on transphobic “bullies” despite outrage over rampant homelessness and crime. Raúl Ureña, 26, was elected mayor of the border town of Calexico with 70% of the vote in 2020 — before coming out as transgender and gender fluid following her re-election victory in 2022, the Los Angeles Times reports. The mayor — who accepts “all the pronouns,” with a preference for “she” — went from office attire of suit and pants for a penchant for low-cut dresses showing off...
  • Denver Mayor: ‘We Want to Be a Welcoming City’ for Migrants, That ‘Requires Shared Sacrifice’

    04/12/2024 5:59:03 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 102 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/12/2024 | IAN HANCHETT
    During a portion of an interview with CNBC that was recorded in February and aired on Thursday’s “Cities of Success,” Denver Mayor Mike Johnston responded to a question on if the city was too open to migrants and too generous by stating that “it’s a balance. We want to be a welcoming city” but doing that without federal help “requires shared sacrifice, it requires compromise. So, we are both making cuts to city budgets to meet this financial need, and we are making cuts to the amount of services we can provide to the migrants that arrive and to the...
  • Dearborn Muslim Mayor Mocked for ‘Damage Control’ Attempt After ‘Death to America’ Rally

    04/10/2024 4:49:14 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04.10.2024 | Joshua Klein
    Dearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud, the city’s first Muslim and Arab American mayor, is being mocked online over attempts to engage in “damage control” after the city’s residents were seen at a rally chanting “Death to America” and “Death to Israel.” On Sunday, a video of anti-Israel protesters in Dearborn, Michigan, closing out Ramadan by chanting, “Death to America” and “Death to Israel,” during an International Al-Quds Day rally, went viral on social media.
  • WATCH: Chaos erupts at town hall meeting as citizens bang on doors, condemn 'worst mayor in America'

    04/04/2024 12:33:57 AM PDT · by Libloather · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/03/24 | Alexander Hall
    The Village of Dolton, Illinois' monthly town hall meeting has made national headlines yet again for fiery confrontations with scandal-ridden mayor Tiffany Henyard. Henyard has been accused of misdeeds ranging from weaponizing police in retaliatory business raids to spending taxpayer money on luxuries like traveling to Las Vegas. Last month, Henyard reportedly vetoed the board’s resolution to probe her spending over purported misuse of funds. While the FBI has allegedly already begun to investigate Henyard for purportedly misusing her local police force, the board’s resolution had called for the FBI to do further investigation into her spending of the town’s...
  • Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor has done his time. Now, can he get the right to carry a gun?

    03/30/2024 11:15:17 AM PDT · by Towed_Jumper · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 29, 2024 | Kevin McGill
    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who was convicted on federal bribery, money laundering and other corruption charges in 2014, has completed his 10-year sentence and is asking a federal judge to restore his rights to carry a gun and vote. But prosecutors said Thursday that the New Orleans-based judge has no authority to restore Nagin‘s federal firearms rights, and that it’s up to the state of Texas, where he now lives, to decide on his voting privileges. Nagin, 67, recently filed a court motion in New Orleans, noting that his federal prison time and supervision were officially over on...
  • Eric Adams clashes with ‘woke’ defense lawyer who downplayed Officer Jonathan Diller’s murder

    03/29/2024 1:07:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 29, 2024 | Carl Campanile and VIEW AUTHOR ARCHIVE EMAIL THE AUTHOR GET AUTHOR RSS FEED Social Links forSnejana
    Mayor Eric Adams took aim at a woke criminal defense lawyer who downplayed the murder of Police Officer Jonathan Diller as a “rare occurrence” — and instead focused on cops who have “killed” citizens. The mayor fired back while talking to anti-cop, “abolitionist thinker” Olayemi Olurin on iHeartMedia’s “The Breakfast Club” Friday morning — after she tried to rip Adams for not caring enough about alleged police brutality. Adams quickly tried to shut her down. “I’m not going to dismiss the loss of a life of an innocent person that wears a uniform,” he said. The confrontation on the show...
  • Baltimore mayor says critics ‘don’t have the courage to say the N-word’

    03/28/2024 8:59:09 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 86 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/28/2024 | CHEYANNE M. DANIELS
    Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott (D) has accused his critics of racism after many labeled him the “DEI mayor” following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge earlier this week. The collapse occurred in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a cargo ship lost power and collided into the bridge. Six people were presumed dead after the bridge fell. Soon after the collapse, social media users — including Utah state Rep. Phil Lyman (R) and Florida congressional candidate Anthony Sabatini (R) — attributed the tragedy to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Scott on Wednesday told MSNBC’s Joy Reid that...
  • Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott Calls on Media to ‘Stop Showing’ Bridge Collapse Video

    03/26/2024 9:37:10 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/26/2024 | JEFF POOR
    During an appearance on CNN on Tuesday, Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott asked the media to stop showing footage of the Francis Scott Key Bridge’s collapse in his city, suggesting the footage could have a detrimental impact on family of victims and people in his city. “Well, it was something out of an action movie,” he said. “It’s something you never think you would see. And being here, right now, looking at it, is even more surreal. And it just makes you think about, again, those families — those individuals that were on that bridge. Those folks, even on that vessel,...
  • Migrant shelter evictions will not begin this Saturday, Chicago mayor administration says (disease outbreak)

    03/17/2024 3:37:53 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Chicago Tribune via MSN ^ | 3/16/24 | Alice Yin
    CHICAGO - Mayor Brandon Johnson’s administration reversed itself Friday, announcing migrants will no longer start being evicted Saturday from Chicago’s migrant shelter system. It’s the mayor’s latest about-face in his handling of a 60-day shelter limit policy that has seen months of delays and backlash. However, the administration said they will evict 35 migrants Sunday, and the pace of evictions after that is unclear. During a Friday briefing with City Hall reporters, Johnson’s deputy chief-of-staff Cristina Pacione-Zayas confirmed the change ahead of Saturday’s deadline for the first group of migrants required to leave the shelters. The mayor had told reporters...
  • Top Adams aide suffered ‘medical episode,’ rushed to hospital as feds raided home over donor probe: sources

    03/01/2024 2:03:17 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | 03/01/2024 | Larry Celona , Aneeta Bhole and Kate Sheehy
    Top Mayor Eric Adams aide Winnie Greco is being investigated by the feds for potentially using workers at a Queens mall to hide campaign donations to Hizzoner, law-enforcement sources told The Post on Friday. The FBI launched raids Thursday on two homes Greco owns on Gillespie Avenue in Pelham Bay in The Bronx — as well as the offices of the New World Mall in Flushing — over the alleged possible illegal straw donor scheme, sources said. The 61-year-old longtime mayoral adviser suffered a “medical episode” during the morning raids — which included federal agents hauling off boxes of files...