They cut over a billion dollars from NYPD.
By: Madeline Leesman
A woman from Queens, New York who lost her eye in a violent attack last fall torched Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (NY) suggestion that funding for police be given to public schools, parks, and libraries.
Elizabeth Gomes, 33, was brutally attacked at a subway station by a “homeless ex-con,” 41-year-old Waheed Foster, last year, according to the New York Post. On Monday, Ocasio-Cortez slammed Democrat Mayor Eric Adams’ decision to give “militarized” police their first raise in seven years.
“We are now at a point where officially, most officers are paid more than a teacher with a master’s degree,” Ocasio-Cortez said on the show. “We are defunding safety, defunding our public schools, defunding our public pools, defunding our parks [and] defunding our libraries.”
She added that “we are sending a message about who and what we care about.”
In an interview with Fox News…
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