Politics NYPD chief denies Trump request to address officers: report

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  1. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member

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    "Our interest is staying out of the politics of the moment, and not to provide photo ops"


    http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box...hief-denied-trump-request-to-address-officers


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    New York City Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton rejected Donald Trump's request to speak to officers Friday following an attack in Dallas Thursday that left five law enforcement officials dead.



    According to the New York Daily News, Trump asked to address NYPD officers at a 3 p.m. roll call, but Bratton called the request an attempt for a photo op.
    "Our interest is staying out of the politics of the moment, and not to provide photo ops," Bratton told reporters, according to the Daily News.

    "If Mr. Trump wants to speak to me, I would be happy to brief him on what we’re doing. If Sen. Clinton wants to speak to me, I would very happy to brief her on what we’re doing. But we are not in the business of providing photo ops for our candidates.”

    Trump's campaign spokeswoman denied that the campaign reached out with a request to address officers, a Politico reporter tweeted.

    Trump canceled a campaign event in Miami Friday in light of the shooting, calling it "an attack on our country."

    "It is a coordinated, premeditated assault on the men and women who keep us safe," the presumptive GOP presidential nominee said.

    The statement went on to send support and prayers to the "brave police officers and first responders who risk their lives to protect us every day."
    Five officers were killed and seven wounded in what appeared to be a coordinated attack by at least one sniper firing from an elevated position near the route where demonstrators were protesting the recent killings of black men by police.
     
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    this is the correct move
    bratton was the cop on stern right?
    he seemed pretty solid
     
  3. Tim

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    Hasn't De Blasio already gotten involved in politics repeatedly during this election cycle? Hypocrite.

    Trying to act all professional now and above it. Didn't he randomly call out Ted Cruz in the tabloids? What a joker. :cwl:
     
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    Fair response ,fair.
     
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    so Trump's people are calling Bratton a liar?
     
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    Exactly. :jj:
     
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    exactly..he's the one trying to malign Trump, making it look like he wanted to pander.
    fucking politicians are conniving
     
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    No, Bratton's a d-bag.

    But he's right on this (assuming the story is true that Trump reached out to him).
     
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    Trump calls our police officers dishonest.


    and crooked.
     
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    He's also Brattons boss
     
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    I meant Bratton got involved. In my opinion de Blasio encouraged him to.
     
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    Wow. People are so scared of Trump
     
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    Good fck off with the politics bullsht and the immature 5th grade rhetoric
     
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    Of course because Trump never lies. [​IMG]
     
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    Is the police commissioner an elected position? No. Is the mayor elected? Yes. Is the police commissioner a partisan office? No. Is the mayor a partisan office. Yes. You're comparing apples and bowling balls.
     
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    trumph is just gonna say that spanish speakingofficers are thereason those 5 cops in dallas got shot!

    and blame hillarys email scandal on the reason the guy shot cawps!!
     
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    Settle down, this is a non issue.

    More importantly, why isn't Obama telling the Black community to settle down and act like Americans
     
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    How dare you say the black community is not acting like Americas !!!???
    The shooter , Micah Johnson (alleged) was a US Army reservist. He had an assault weapon and lived in Tejas (Texas) what else do you want???

    "Musky but not pooney " Mr X
     
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