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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses New York police union of threatening Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter after her arrest at Saturday's protests

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the New York progressive, slammed a New York City police department union for tweeting out confidential information about Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter's arrest during a Saturday protest against racism.
The Sergeant Benevolent Association tweeted out a screenshot of Chiara's arrest record and attacked the mayor over his daughter's participation in the protests.
Ocasio-Cortez urged the NYPD to de-escalate protesters, rather than responding with violent force, and told the union to "apologize and own this egregious behavior."
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George Floyd protests: NYC mayor Bill De Blasio's daughter arrested during demonstrations

George Floyd protests: NYC mayor Bill De Blasio's daughter arrested during demonstrations

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

At least 345 people were detained in New York City on Saturday
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