New York Mayor Defends Decision To Attend Hamburg G-20 Protest

After facing a backlash for his decision to travel to Hamburg, Germany and speak at an anti-capitalist, protester-organized gathering on Friday outside the G-20 conference, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s facing re-election this year, defended his decision, arguing that it’s up to local officials like himself to speak up on issues like climate change now that President Donald Trump has taken the US out of the Paris Accord, Bloomberg reports.

Source: New York Mayor Defends Decision To Attend Hamburg G-20 Protest

This behavior is truly outrageous. 

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