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US News Giuliani knocks ‘pathetic’ Portland mayor over handling of riots, defends dispatching federal agents

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani slammed Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler over his response to the violence and crime that has gripped his city, telling the “Fox News Rundown” podcast Wednesday that Wheeler “should have been fired 10 weeks ago.””Anybody in America that wants to riot, go to Portland,” Giuliani told host Dave Anthony. “You can riot…

US News Giuliani knocks ‘pathetic’ Portland mayor over handling of riots, defends dispatching federal agents

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani slammed Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler over his reaction to the violence and criminal activity that has grasped his city, telling the “Fox News Rundown” podcast Wednesday that Wheeler “must have been fired 10 weeks ago.”

” Anyone in America that desires to riot, go to Portland,” Giuliani told host Dave Anthony. ” You can riot like insane. You can break open windows. You can steal liquor. You can steal gowns. You can steal televisions. And even if you get detained, you’ll be out in 6 hours.

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” On the other hand, you have actually got a mayor who’s shown assistance for you by rioting with you and attempting to assault the federal building. He’s attempting to blame it on the federal government, which informs you how pitiful he is.”

Wheeler has actually been greatly criticized by President Trump and other Republican politicians for his handling of the rioting that has followed since the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis authorities custody.

PORTLAND MAYOR TEAR-GASSED BY FEDERAL AGENTS, RIOT DECLARED

Matters came to a head recently, when Wheeler was heckled by protesters as he tried to attend to a demonstration. The night ended in another riot, as Wheeler’s security information scuffled with protesters.

Giuliani, who is likewise President Trump’s personal attorney, defended sending federal representatives to Portland, and rejected claims that their presence has worsened stress.

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” The federal government didn’t show up till a week ago. That’s [the rioting’s] been going on for two months. And the federal government is doing simply something and one thing alone. They are protecting the federal structure they [the rioters] have actually promised to remove and they have the proper law enforcement officers there to do it,” Giuliani stated. “They have actually not presented the army. That’s another total lie by the lunatic left. They are using DEA agents, ATF agents and other civil law enforcement organizations.”

The previous New York mayor likewise differed with descriptions of the agents as “secret authorities” by some critics.

” That’s outrageous. They’re not secret authorities, [there’s] absolutely nothing secret about them at all,” he stated. ” They say they remain in plainclothes. Well, naturally they’re in plainclothes. My most reliable policemen [in New York] were in plainclothes … In some cases you want a uniform to hinder someone from doing it[crime] Sometimes we’re dealing with a more advanced problem. You want a cops officer that can’t be recognized, so we can observe the criminal activity and after that make the arrest.

” This is,” Giuliani included, “a complete Democratic hoax.”

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