Another Democrat, who vehemently backed an effort. “defund”New York Police Department may have been caught in an act hypocritical.
Yuh Line Niou, a Democratic Assemblywoman from Lower Manhattan, told a local paper that in 2016, she had moved first to the area she wants to be represented in Congress. “safety issues”Close “the projects”According to the New York Post, Harlem made it necessary for her to live with her former fiancee in the Financial District.
Niou told The Lowdown, while she was campaigning to her seat, that she had sought out the wealthy Manhattan neighborhoods because she witnessed a number of troubling crimes. Also, one she fell prey to.
“I actually was robbed when I was living in Harlem. My boyfriend at the time, my fiancé, didn’t think I was safe up there, so he told me to move in, and so that’s how I moved to the Financial District with him,”In an interview, she shared her thoughts with the publication. “He was already living there.”
'Hypocritical' Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou (D-Lower Manhattan) defund NYPD advocate moved out of Harlem for 'safety issues' ‘high crime’ ‘looting’ https://t.co/LrQRIwhBNT via @nypmetro
— Blue Lives Matter (@RetiredNYCPD) June 21, 2022
The Post also added:
Four years later, the since-updated issues section for her most recent Assembly campaign read, “She believes that we are long overdue for police reform in this country and that we need to defund millions from the police in order to put critical funding back into our social services, education, and housing.”
Niou bid to represent the newly configured Lower Manhattan-Brooklyn House seat has earned endorsements from “Sex and the City”Star and ex-gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon. Left-wing group New York Communities for Change, and state senator Julia Salazar (D–Bushwick), are some of the other organizations.
In 2016, while vying to replace disgraced ex-Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, she recalled to the local outlet that two separate frightening “incidents”Her apartment was located at 106th Street in East Harlem.
Niou claimed that she was hurt in one incident. “watched a girl get raped on a pile of garbage, right across the street from the projects”The address of her home at that time. One, she said that she was able to see a man. “slam a girl’s head … into an ATM machine”And then, he robbed her just before he fled.
“We have a lot of safety issues,”Niou was reportedly quoted as saying in April 2016. “Some of the things that happen on the Lower East Side are very parallel, so these are all incidents that kind of led to me moving down to the Financial District and moving in with my partner.”
Niou is the representative of the 65th District from 2017 onwards. This includes Battery Park City (Chinatown), Lower East Side, and Battery Park City. She was then engaged to David Segura (founder of Giant Media).
Segura published a forecast in October 2012 that the company would be earning $8 million its third fiscal year. In 2014, the ad agency and tech firm were sold for summaries. “undisclosed sum.”
Segura’s Instagram bio goes on to note that he is an “Angel Investor in 60+ startups.”
“During their relationship, several pictures Segura posted of the pair on Instagram show them leading a luxurious lifestyle. They include meals at multiple Michelin star restaurants — the Trump International Hotel and Tower’s Jean-Georges, Gramercy Tavern, and Somtum Der, along with other fine dining spots,”The Post noted.
“Public records show that Segura in 2014 bought a $2.6 million Wall Street apartment where Niou started living before her successful 2016 bid, during which claimed she loaned her campaign $50,000 of her savings while earning $75,000 per year as chief of staff to as state Assemblyman,”The report continues.
Inez Dickens is the Assemblywoman for Harlem, and has served as the State Legislator in Albany since 2006. She criticized Niou. “hypocritical”For leaving her neighborhood in fear, and calling for the removal of NYPD funding and resources.
“You move out of the neighborhood because you say it’s unsafe, then you say ‘defund the police?’ You turn around and desert the community — and then say you don’t need the police?”Dickens, a Democrat raged. “That’s hypocritical.”
“I didn’t leave my community, and there are times when I feel unsafe,”Elle added.
“I think it is commentary on the left’s unwillingness to admit that … people’s concerns about public safety are legitimate, or at the very least they are natural responses to seeing crime on the streets, [and] things like that,” Matt Thomas, a left-wing activist, and writer who isn’t affiliated with any candidate, told The Post.
“What’s funny is how aggressively Yuh-Line and others in that space attempt to discipline people for transgressions against woke propriety, when at the same time, they have a lot of the same breaches of that propriety in their very recent pasts,” Thomas added.
The post ‘Defund NYPD’ Dem Moves Out of Her Neighborhood Due to ‘Safety Issues’ appeared first on Conservative Brief.
Check out the complete article here