New York (WABC) — In this edition of Eyewitness News Extra Time, we delve deeper into the Republican-led House Judiciary Committee hearings in Manhattan.
They accuse Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg of “crime advocacy” and “anti-victim” policies.
But Democrats and demonstrators accused Republicans of retaliation for the indictment of former President Donald Trump. They call it a political stunt, and the proof is in the data.
If you look at the violent crime rates of major American cities, New York’s numbers are orders of magnitude better than the higher municipalities on the list.
EyeWitness News reporter Darla Miles and political consultant Hank Scheinkopp elaborate on the hearings.
Other major headlines from Monday’s show include:
After Delay, Judge Says Dominion-Fox Trial Begins Tuesday
The judge overseeing Dominion Voting Systems’ $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News said Monday morning that such delays are “not uncommon” and that the trial will proceed on Tuesday. Judge Eric Davis’ remarks in court Monday morning came after an 11-hour delay when the case was announced Sunday night before the trial began Monday morning.
DOJ accuses China of using NYC ‘police stations’ to spy on dissidents
The FBI said Monday that it is evidence of growing espionage and security operations by the Chinese government in the mainland United States, including in Lower Manhattan. In the wake of the spy balloon controversy, the Justice Department released three of his cases suggesting more brazen activity by China within the United States. In one case, Chinese security officials allegedly spied on his Zoom calls and harassed Chinese dissident participants identified as targets.
George Santos announces candidacy for re-election
Amid offensive lies and outcry from voters in his district, beleaguered New York Representative George Santos announced his re-election campaign Monday on his 100th day in office. “This is taking back our country and bringing back greatness to New York,” he tweeted.
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