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Biden praises NYPD for killing cops Mora and Rivera in SOTU

President Biden drew cheers from both sides of the aisle by condemning Movement “undermining the police” in his first time State of the Union address on Tuesday night.

“We should all agree: The answer is not killing the police, the answer is funding the police,” Biden said to a standing ovation.

“Support the resources and training they need to protect our communities.”

The president was referring to slain NYPD officers Jason Rivera, 22, and William Mora, 27, who was shot down last month when they answered an inbound call in Harlem.

Biden meets with families of fallen policemen during his visit to the Big Apple the day after their funeral.

“I spoke to their families and told them we are forever grateful for their sacrifice, and we will be on a mission to restore the trust and safety that every community deserves. get,” the president said in his speech.

“I know what works: Investing in crime prevention,” Biden said.

He also highlighted the Justice Department’s moves to require body cameras, ban retention pins, and limit the ban to federal law enforcement.

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President Joe Biden declared “the answer is not to arrest the police,” during his State of the Union address.
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A police officer stands guard on a cordoned street.
President Joe Biden urged “Democrats and Republicans” to pass his social spending bill to further fund police departments around the country.
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Fallen NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora
Fallen NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora
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Kill NYPD officer Jason Rivera
Kill NYPD officer Jason Rivera
NYPD via AP Photo

And Biden received more applause when he touted his Rescue America Plan, saying it “provides $350 billion that cities, states, and counties can use to hire more scenery.” monitor and invest in proven strategies like preventing community violence.”

“I ask Democrats and Republicans: Get over my budget and keep our neighborhoods safe,” he said.

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