Critics of Mayor Bill de Blasio are circulating an old, fanciful petition calling for his impeachment amid outrage over riots and lootings in the city during protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.
The online Change.org petition — “Impeach de Blasio” — garnered more than 60,000 signatures and growing Tuesday night. Organizers are seeking 75,000 backers.
The petition was started last year, but thousands signed onto it Tuesday as controversy raged over protests engulfing the city that have triggered clashes between participants and police officers and reports of vandalism and damage to retail stores.
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