President Donald Trump, soured on the city he has long called home and its leadership by Democrats, on Thursday ripped into it on a number of scores, not least of which, he said, was anger over a Black Lives Matter sign painted outside Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets.
“New York is not recognizable,” he told Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Thursday night.
Among Trump’s points, he faulted Mayor Bill de Blasio for accepting the U.S. government’s help during the coronavirus pandemic, only to throw “a big Black Lives Matter sign right down the middle of Fifth Avenue.
“New York is not the place that it was. Everyone is leaving. They’re moving to Florida. They’re moving to other places. It’s very sad, actually, to see what happened.”
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