The Brooklyn Borough President , ex-Cop (ex-Republicans turned Democrat) and now in line to become the next Big Apple Mayor is indeed going places…
Adams will meet at 12:45 p.m. with Biden to “discuss gun violence,” according to the Brooklyn borough president’s public schedule.
Adams received a congratulatory phone call from Biden after the June 22 primary, when the president thanked him for his efforts to curb gun violence, according to law enforcement sources.
Other city and law enforcement leaders — and Attorney General Merrick Garland — will be in attendance as Biden is expected to talk about the federal effort to stop the flow of illegal firearms.
Gun violence and shooting deaths have skyrocketed in major cities across the nation since the onset of the pandemic.
The surge in crime comes amid a nationwide push for police reform.
Adams, a former NYPD captain, earlier Sunday praised the president for his attention to violence in predominantly black cities, rather than solely seeking to combat the use of assault rifles, which are used in less frequent mass shootings.
“I believe those priorities, they really were misplaced, and it’s almost insulting but we have witnessed over the last few years,” Adams said.
“They knew they were dealing with this real crisis, and it took this president to state that it is time for us to stop ignoring what is happening in the South Side of Chicagos, in the Brownsvilles, in the Atlantas of our country.”….
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