After speculation that he was ‘hiding’ from the families of officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, mayor Bill de Blasio visits that families’s home and holds on a press conference of the two officers’ deaths. The fatal shootings of officers Liu and Ramos, tensions among New York citizens, its officials and fellow officers have risen. Most of the blame has fallen on New York City mayor, Bill de Blasio, who spoke Monday morning on what residents should be doing at the moment. It’s not protesting or causing riots, but, “It’s time for everyone to put aside political debates, put aside protests, put aside all of the things that we will talk about in due time,” he said.
While the world continues to mourn the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, walks, marches and debates continue. However, de Blasio would like it if everyone accompanies the Liu and Ramos, “Families on their difficult journey. Let’s see them through the funerals…then the debate can begin again.”
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