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Progressives Rage Over Biden’s Sotu Call To ‘Fund The Police’

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President Joe Biden departed from far-left Democrats during his State of the Union address on Tuesday when he dismissed the “defund the police” movement.

“Proven strategies like community violence interruption, trusted messengers working the cycle of violence and trauma and giving young people hope,” he said. “We should all agree the answer is not to defund the police. It is to fund the police — to fund them.”

The president also recalled the funerals of NYPD officers Mora and Rivera, who were killed when responding to a 911 call.

“I spoke with their families and I told them we are forever in debt for their sacrifices, and we will carry on their mission to restore the trust and safety every community deserves,” he said.

Conservatives cheered on the pro-law enforcement rhetoric while progressives were less enthusiastic.

POV: listening to Biden declare “the answer is not to defund the police, it’s to fund the police”#SOTU pic.twitter.com/ZegIneiCvU

The answer definitely ain’t to fund the police, Biden.

“fund the police” is not the answer.

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