In the age of Covid-19, the mayor’s standoff with the business community is proving to be a missed opportunity.
Michael M. GrynbaumDe Blasio received a report in April on jumpstarting the devastated New York City economy.
He shelved it and started a new task force that has since generated zero recommendations.
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For those on the right whose usual instinct is to stand up for law enforcement, the stark video showing Mr. Floyd being fatally pinned by a police officer raises conflicting feelings about the incident.
President Trump’s intelligence briefings have gotten renewed attention since he blamed them for failing to sound the alarm early on about the coronavirus.
Michael M. GrynbaumIn his intelligence briefings, Trump "riffs based on tips or gossip he hears from the former casino magnate Steve Wynn, the retired golfer Gary Player or Christopher Ruddy, the conservative media executive.
The City Council plans to grill Mayor Bill de Blasio administration officials during a hearing on the fracas on Friday.
Michael M. Grynbaum"Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to yank oversight of contact tracing from the city health department has delayed the virus-fighting measure by at least a week"
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