AG Interrupted During Speech In NYC


New York City Attorney General Letitia James learned a valuable lesson on Thursday: Don’t mess with the brave men and women of the FDNY.

James, a Democrat prosecutor known for her fierce criticism of former President Donald Trump, was met with boos and chants of “Trump! Trump! Trump!” when she spoke at the swearing-in ceremony for first responders.

“Oh, c’mon, we’re in a house of God,” James said in an apparent attempt to quiet the chorus of boos. “Simmer down.”

But it wasn’t just James’ political affiliations that seemed to rub the crowd wrong. Her recent victory in a civil business fraud case against Trump, where she was awarded a whopping $454 million judgment, also drew the ire of many in the audience.

Some have even accused James of using her position as the top prosecutor in New York to target political enemies rather than seeking justice.

Following the ceremony, FDNY Chief John Hodgens rebuked those who disrupted the event, calling their behavior an “embarrassment” and not representative of the world-renowned fire department.

“Today’s ceremony was about one thing: the accomplishments of the members being promoted,” he said. “The members whose behavior distracted from that celebration were an embarrassment and not befitting of the world’s best fire department.”

However, people are seemingly fed up. This is just the latest in a long line of attacks against Trump by James, who promised during her campaign to go after him for everything from tax evasion to fraud.

Some could see her infamous tweet of “$464,576,230.62,” the amount Trump and his fellow defendants now owe after the judgment, as a taunt aimed at the former president.

But her actions have not gone unnoticed, and Trump has already appealed the massive civil business fraud judgment, citing “errors of law and/or fact” and accusing the judge of abusing his power.

The case will be heard by an appeals court in the coming days, and the outcome will undoubtedly be closely watched by Americans across the country.