in the vicinityVideoNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio announced the 2020 presidential run
The Democrat mayor released a new video campaign with the promise of ‘working people first.’
President Trump burnt a fellow of the New York city Bill de Blasio on Thursday, just hours after the Big Apple mayor announced his 2020 White house bid, calling the liberal Democrats “a joke”, and claimed “NYC HATES HIM.”
“The Dems are always the other with beauty, join this group. Bill de Blasio in New York, as the worst-regarded mayor in the United States, is probably the announcement from the President today. He is a JOKE, but if you like high taxes and crime, he’s your man. NYC HATES HIM!” Trump tweeted on Thursday morning.
Minutes later, de Blasio hit back, defending his work as mayor and synchronization of trump with a new nickname of “ConDon.”
“NYC has record low crime and record high employment. We invest in working families with free Pre-K & guaranteed health care. #ConDon taking advantage of the working families is not a joke. You go to http://BilldeBlasio.com to our campaign. As President, I will people to work,” de Blasio has.
The tweets came after de Blasio announced his candidacy early Thursday in a video posted online. De Blasio, the 23 Democrat to officially announce a bid for the presidency.
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De Blasio announced plans to increase his experience as a two-term mayor and underscore his efforts, the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, granting of sick pay and a comprehensive create a guaranteed health care system.
As President, de Blasio said he would work against some of the controversial policies of the trump administration, including the family, separation and backing out of the Paris climate agreement.
“I will not rest until this government serves the working people,” de Blasio said.
But according to a recent Quinnipiac University poll, 76 percent of New York City voters said they knew de Blasio to run for President, giving him “an anemic 42-44 percent job approval rating.”
On Thursday, after his announcement, de Blasio appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America”, and met with dozens of protesters standing in front of the studio, some holding a foam Finger that said, “LIAR” and signs with the inscription “mayor Bill de Blasio is no friend of labor.” Some protesters even chanted “liars” outside the GMA studio window.
Over the weekend, de Blasio also met with fierce resistance was, during a rally to promote the city’s Green New Deal in the lobby of the Trump Tower, where the mayor threatened to Trump met the family-owned company with millions of dollars in money, if his building does not comply with the new environmental standards.
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The mayor was forced to cry out for a large part of his speech in the midst of ridicule from a crowd of protesters in the lobby of the Trump Tower. A number of protesters drove up and down the escalator behind de Blasio, wearing cardboard signs with slogans like “the Worst mayor of all time,” “Failed mayor,” and “Trump 2020.”
De Blasio, at the time, said he had nothing against the protesters, and added that it was “so nice for you to Serenade us.”
Meanwhile, in his presidential campaign announcement video Thursday, de Blasio’s goal took directly to the President, calling him a “bully”, and assured the voters that he knows “how you take him.”
To confront “back down in the face of the tyrant, him,” de Blasio said in the video. “Donald Trump needs to be stopped, I’ve beaten him before, and I’ll do it again.”
Fox News’ Tara Prindiville, Paulina Dedaj, Andrew O’reilly and Tamara Gitt contributed to this report.