Before the public safety hearing ended, Peter Vallone, Jr. stepped into the hallway to vent about Charles Barron and the heated exchange they had during the committee meeting.
“He’s part of the problem,” Vallone said. “He incites racial tensions for his own political benefit.”
It has become, he said, something of a routine. Read More
Insert the one-time Black Panther Charles Barron into a public safety hearing led by the pro-cop Peter Vallone, Jr. and well, you get some interesting exchanges.
Below is a short, rough transcript from one exchange during the meeting, which you can also hear over here.
Vallone: This is not your hearing, Read More
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