Mayor Bill de Blasio blamed the federal government for nearly all the city’s problems Wednesday.
We’re in the “dead-ball era of federal government,” de Blasio told a Midtown summit on urban growth hosted by The Atlantic magazine.
“There’s not a federal policy to address income inequality. There’s not a federal early-child- education policy. There’s not a federal affordable-housing policy,” he added.
“People need to understand — even on our best day, if you’re in a city, a state, there’s only so much you can do,” he said, adding that “they can’t do what the federal government can do.”
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