New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio officially announced his run for the White House Thursday morning. He did so with a video, which shows him getting driven around New York City in his SUV and calling for wealth confiscation.
Today I am proud to announce my candidacy for president of the United States of America, because it's time to finally put working people first.https://t.co/p7LYipgAPg— Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) May 16, 2019
Join me: https://t.co/sjKUWB2LwR #BdB2020
During his first media appearance as a presidential candidate, angry New Yorkers called DeBlasio a liar outside of the Good Morning America studios.
Protesters chant “liar” through GMA’s window as @BilldeBlasio kicks of his announcement on the show pic.twitter.com/v0WdZYQ2UE— Zohreen (@Zohreen) May 16, 2019
Then, when people were asked about his candidacy, they laughed out loud.
One person, upon hearing that NYC Mayor De Blasio is officially running for president, asked @watchsavannah "Is that a joke?" and then started hysterically laughing. https://t.co/7mb3ddhzn0— MSNBC (@MSNBC) May 16, 2019
LOL @MSNBC playing a clip of an NYC woman saying @BilldeBlasio should have announced on April 1st b/c it would have been a great April Fools Day joke— Saagar Enjeti (@esaagar) May 16, 2019
New Yorkers sure seem excited about @BilldeBlasio's 2020 announcement! ?? pic.twitter.com/mjsvCz7bNv— America Rising (@AmericaRising) May 16, 2019
Ahead of the announcement, the New York Post nailed him.
Today's cover: Bill de Blasio officially launches 2020 presidential campaign pic.twitter.com/g973kWfGJ3— New York Post (@nypost) May 16, 2019
The Police Benevolent Association is going after him, saying America deserves better.
#BREAKING Statement from PBA President Lynch on @NYCMayor @BilldeBlasio’s Presidential Run. “While the mayor of our nation’s largest city is busy running around Iowa and getting upstaged by the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, there are real problems here at home. pic.twitter.com/0HO4OQYu3u— NYC PBA (@NYCPBA) May 16, 2019
And may we never forget.
“Happy” Groundhog Day, a day established as an annual remembrance of & mourning for Charlotte the Groundhog, brutally murdered this very day in 2014 by NYC Mayor Bill deBlasio — a man who legend has it is still out there avoiding justice & roaming free.pic.twitter.com/GOxxYw8IE4— Jerry Dunleavy (@JerryDunleavy) February 2, 2019
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