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Minneapolis Mayor Asks Trump For Aid After
Riots Cause At Least $55 Million In Damage

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 6/6/2020 1:25:39 AM

The Minneapolis mayor is asking for federal help cleaning up and rebuilding his city after rioters caused at least $55 million worth of damage through looting, burning, and defacing public and private property. That cost estimate is likely to increase in the coming days as government officials continue to tally the damage done in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Mayor Jacob Frey said according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and the state’s congressional delegation are also pushing the Trump administration and Congress for funding. On Tuesday, city officials released an initial estimate of $55 million in damage done to at least 220 buildings.


Not just no, but HELL NO!! You broke it, you bought it, Boy Blunder!! You didn't put a stop to it when it was happening, you don't get to ask for taxpayer assistance once it's over!!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Omen55 6/6/2020 1:26:52 AM (No. 434142)
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Skywise 6/6/2020 1:29:39 AM (No. 434144)
Sue BLM for the millions of dollars they've looted. Go talk to your white leftist buddies in hollywood who gave plenty of money to pay to bail out the rioters.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 6/6/2020 1:32:21 AM (No. 434148)
USA to Minnie-Apples, Drop dead. This could have been stopped, had the mayor and governor had a brain, and some spine. But they had neither. Minnie-Apples problem, not ours.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: PerfectSense 6/6/2020 1:37:17 AM (No. 434156)
Take it out of the Minneapolis employee pension fund.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 6/6/2020 1:39:00 AM (No. 434160)
The government has no money. It's ours and taxpayers are tired of you supporting looting and burning and begging for help. When your property tax increases and homeowner's insurance becomes un-affordable remember We are sharing the 'risk'
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Reply 6 - Posted by: jdh 6/6/2020 1:39:33 AM (No. 434161)
Politics is a rough game. All states are probably going to need federal help. If a state's leadership has been opposing, insulting, and denigrating to the head of the federal government, they shouldn't be surprised if their state is a low priority for federal help.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: GoodDeal 6/6/2020 1:40:09 AM (No. 434163)
Pound sand Timmy.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Kowgirl 6/6/2020 1:42:33 AM (No. 434168)
Minneapolis and Minnesota "leadership" made this mess, now they can go clean it up.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 6/6/2020 1:53:11 AM (No. 434177)
Defund Minneapolis!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/6/2020 2:07:35 AM (No. 434185)
Send the bill to Hunter Biden.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: watashiyo 6/6/2020 2:11:55 AM (No. 434190)
Har har hardy har har!!! A wishful thinking! It's true! Can't fix STUPID!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/6/2020 2:29:17 AM (No. 434200)
If the President gives MN $55M, then what are Cuomo and de Blasio going to demand? $20B on top of the $61B they're already demanding for NYC? Hell NO to both of them. They caused it, stoked it, encouraged it, and administered it, and assisted it. They can send the bill to Soros and Antifa.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: OhioNick 6/6/2020 2:29:17 AM (No. 434201)
One week ago, the city of Cleveland had its downtown ravaged by looters and rioters. The mayor was compeletely absent and the police department admitted that it was unprepared for the size of the Leftist riot. In the aftermath, the city took actions to stop further damage to the city's buildings and streets. However, Minneapolis took no such actions and deserves nothing. They caused their own problems. Maybe the Somalis will pick up the bill?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: heartsurgeon 6/6/2020 2:37:16 AM (No. 434207)
The Minnesota DFL should foot the bill.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: JonR 6/6/2020 2:48:59 AM (No. 434212)
No damn it! No!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Ketchuplover 6/6/2020 2:51:50 AM (No. 434215)
This is the same mayor who tried to charge Trump exorbitant prices for security when the MAGA rally was held, and who allowed those at the rally to be attacked as they left the building. Previous to being mayor, he was a community organizer. Let's see him organize some community funds to rebuild his city.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: SweetSweetback 6/6/2020 2:52:07 AM (No. 434216)
Get Bent, Boy Mayor.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/6/2020 4:50:43 AM (No. 434245)
Frey, you are on your own, pal. Enjoy.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: seamusm 6/6/2020 5:37:50 AM (No. 434255)
This is truly rich. One of the Minneapolis police who was still employed despite 17 previous complaints against him murders a non-violent crook ON CAMERA and the nation is asked to pay for the predictable rioting and destruction? Though it will never happen I think the city might should pay for the destruction caused across the nation instead. Of course that will never happen and we are all paying for the failure to prosecute Antifa who is the real culprit. As to the miscreant cop, he should have been recognized as a bad apple years ago. Police unions who defend such bad apples are a bad idea (as are all government worker unions) but police are co-workers of the District Attorneys in their jurisdictions. Cops should not be self-policed and independent prosecutors not the DA's office should handle serious complaints.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: anniebc 6/6/2020 6:05:59 AM (No. 434272)
The world is so supportive of the protests, rioting, etc., ask them for help. WHO, UN, WB. . . yeah, them.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: subman47 6/6/2020 7:01:37 AM (No. 434324)
These politicians of these major cities never cease to amaze me. They hate this President and the Federal government but always, always have their hands out for more Federal money. They cause the problems in their cities and expect someone else has to bail their sorry a$$s out. These Democratic political hacks have no shame. Make them pay Mr. President, make them pay.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: paral04 6/6/2020 7:06:25 AM (No. 434334)
Let them ask George Soros and his gang for the money
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Krause 6/6/2020 7:06:59 AM (No. 434336)
That's funny. Use the money you save by defunding the cops. Watching the democrats operate is like watching a 3 Stooges show.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: ARKfamily 6/6/2020 7:07:52 AM (No. 434337)
Hey, let the NFL donate monies. They probably have a ton of it.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: edgar 6/6/2020 8:38:45 AM (No. 434443)
Ask your governor for money.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: ROLFNader 6/6/2020 8:44:59 AM (No. 434456)
And that's our fault HOW, again, Mickeapolis?
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Reply 27 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 6/6/2020 8:49:32 AM (No. 434459)
Did Frey let the police do their jobs? Did Frey ask for National Guard help? Did Frey ask for Trump's help? Did Walz ask for federal help? This is like an arsonist burning down a house and then making an insurance claim. Frey and Walz allowed this to happen. They verbally supported the "cause" pouring gasoline on the fire. Dems are always trying to use the results of their own bad actions to get money. Just! Say! No!!!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: udanja99 6/6/2020 9:18:35 AM (No. 434521)
I’d love to hear what PDT actually says to Frey but we probably never will. I certainly know what I would say.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Oldenoughtoknowbetter 6/6/2020 9:21:27 AM (No. 434527)
And I suppose they want money to put up a statue of St. George, the patron saint of drug use too? Why don't you ask the NFL, MLB, NBA players for monetary help? They make millions.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Strike3 6/6/2020 9:31:04 AM (No. 434543)
Good luck widdat, Junior.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Rat Patrol 6/6/2020 9:32:14 AM (No. 434546)
since you did nothing to stop the damage.No.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: 3XALADY 6/6/2020 9:34:08 AM (No. 434551)
No surprise here. Only surprise is that this little twerp who wears Hitlery socks has the ballz to ask PDJT for the money to fix his mess. Agree with all posters. Not only no, but hell no.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack 6/6/2020 12:11:26 PM (No. 434852)
DJT -- not one of my hard earned nickles.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Smart11344 6/6/2020 12:54:21 PM (No. 434919)
Go to Hades Minneapolis and take St. Paul, too.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Luandir 6/6/2020 2:17:30 PM (No. 435007)
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Reply 36 - Posted by: AGGW 6/6/2020 2:45:15 PM (No. 435047)
What OP said.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: pigop 6/6/2020 2:51:54 PM (No. 435055)
Funniest news I read today. Let’s see, you did not do your job mayor, why should we compensate? I say, pound sand!
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Reply 38 - Posted by: or gate 6/6/2020 7:49:14 PM (No. 435263)
Those idiots sure have guts.
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