Bill De Blasio
Chiara de Blasio was arrested for unlawful assembly. She was issued a desk appearance ticket and released.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio defended police officers while announcing that independent investigators will review the NYPD's response to this weekend's protests.
Videos of the incident were "upsetting," the mayor said, but he would not "blame officers who were trying to deal with an absolutely impossible situation."
California’s governor and San Francisco’s mayor worked together to act early in confronting the COVID threat. For Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio, it was a different story, and 27,000 New Yorkers have died so far.
Both the New York mayor and Gov. Andrew Cuomo lambasted the president's recent comment about bailing out states runs by Democrats.
A crowded funeral that violated social distancing rules is itself a symptom of bigger issues in the community that are getting overlooked.
The New York City mayor apologized if his language was hurtful but said he has “no regrets about calling out this danger."
Shortly after the mayor announced that schools would be closed through the academic year, the governor questioned de Blasio's authority to make that decision.
The New York City mayor claimed there was previously only "suspicion" of asymptomatic spread, despite warnings from health officials.
Bill de Blasio's remarks appeared hypocritical given his frequent criticism of President Trump's handling of the pandemic.