Mayor de Blasio said Monday he is “proud” of his daughter Chiara de Blasio after she was arrested Saturday during heated protests in Manhattan.
“I am proud of her that she cares so much and is willing to do something about it,” Hizzoner said at a press conference.
Asked whether he thinks she did anything wrong, he said no, adding she had nothing to do with any violence. He said he only found out about her arrest when his staff received a media inquiry on Sunday.
“She was peacefully protesting, not doing anything that would provoke a negative response,” the mayor said.
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