Giuliani: Bloomberg 'jeopardized' stop and frisk by 'overusing it'

Giuliani: Bloomberg 'jeopardized' stop and frisk by 'overusing it'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpCDC updates website to remove dosage guidance on drug touted by Trump Trump says he'd like economy to reopen 'with a big bang' but acknowledges it may be limited Graham backs Trump, vows no money for WHO in next funding bill MORE’s personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump: Tough times but progress being made Giuliani touts experimental coronavirus treatment in private conversations with Trump Trump team picks fight with Twitter, TV networks over political speech MORE said Wednesday that Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergNew York City auctioned off extra ventilators due to cost of maintenance: report DNC books million in fall YouTube ads Former Bloomberg staffer seeks class-action lawsuit over layoffs MORE “jeopardized” his stop-and-frisk policy by "overusing it."

Giuliani, another former mayor of New York City, said Bloomberg is “running away” from his policy that Democrats are now critiquing for disproportionately impacting people of color. 

Bloomberg is running away from Stop, Question and Frisk which he jeopardized by overusing it,” he tweeted.


He also accused former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump shakes up WH communications team The Hill's Campaign Report: Wisconsin votes despite coronavirus pandemic The Intercept's Ryan Grim says Cuomo is winning over critics MORE of abandoning his support of the 1994 crime bill, which he “used to be proud of.”

“Biden is running away from the Crime Bill which saved many lives,” he tweeted. “He used to be proud of it. @realDonaldTrump tells you what he really believes.”


Bloomberg has had to answer for his police policy, which a court found to be racially discriminatory in 2013. The practice was stopped after the mayor left office that same year.

The White House hopeful has apologized multiple times for the policy, but earlier this month audio surfaced of his comments defending the practice.

“Ninety-five percent of your murders — murderers and murder victims — fit one M.O. You can just take the description, Xerox it and pass it out to all the cops,” he said. “They are male, minorities, 16 to 25.”

The former New York mayor hasn’t begun advocating for delegates yet but has spent more money than any other presidential candidate on advertising, emphasizing the Super Tuesday states.