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Giuliani: Bloomberg ‘jeopardized’ stop and frisk by ‘overusing it’

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President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg “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 Biden 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. 

Tags 1994 crime bill 2020 presidential campaign Donald Trump Joe Biden Mayors of New York City Michael Bloomberg Michael Bloomberg New York New York City Rudy Giuliani Rudy Giuliani stop and frisk Stop-and-frisk in New York City

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