GOP Boycotts NYC Police Funerals


by BREITBART NEWS 27 Dec 2014 New York, NY

“The political luminaries who attended the funeral of assassinated New York City policeman Rafael Ramos on Saturday included Vice President Joe Biden, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Also in attendance was former New York governor Mario Cuomo. It’s perhaps interesting to note that all of them are Democrats. According to New York 1, the only big-name Republican attending the ceremony was former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani. But other prominent Republicans? Including the possible 2016 presidential hopefuls? There was no sign of them. Some 25,000 police officers from around the country made the trip, but not any of the leading GOPers.”

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Comment:  I don’t knownypd-reuters-crop why the GOP has it in for New York’s finest. Maybe because the NY police unions are engaging in a work slowdown during contract negotiations with the city, and Republicans don’t like that sort of thing?

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