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Does Eric Adams Plan to Name Himself Mayor for Life?

January 19, 2022 --

Is that why he signed a New York City law giving the vote in municipal elections to 800,000 non-citizens?  By the way, how will the city's Board of Elections separate voting for state and federal posts from local offices?   The following report, on putting his younger brother in a top police post, is copied and pasted from a New York Post online story, January 10:

Mayor Eric Adams on Sunday defended choosing his brother to serve as a deputy NYPD commissioner, saying he needs someone he can trust to protect him — including from potential threats by white supremacists.

During an appearance on CNN, the new mayor revealed that his younger brother, former NYPD cop Bernard Adams, will be tasked with protecting his safety. 

“Let me be clear on this: My brother is qualified for the position. Number one, he will be in charge of my security, which is extremely important to me at a time when we see an increase in white supremacy and hate crimes,” the Big Apple’s second black mayor said on “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper, when pressed about nepotism and ethics concerns over the appointment.