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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, who filed charges earlier this year against former President Donald Trump regarding a hush money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels, has admitted he fears the rising level of crime in the Big Apple.
That is especially true of crime on the city’s subways, where violence has been rising for years amid some efforts to crack down.
“I know from the statistics that transit crime is down. But when one of my family members gets on the train, I get a knot in my stomach. I live here; I’m raising my family here, so we have a lot more work to do,” Bragg said. “We do a number of long-term investigations involving wiretaps. We do targeted enforcement, so we are seeing the returns on that investigative work, and we’re going to do that kind of work.”
The DA’s personal admission — which comes as he has been widely criticized for being soft on crime — feeds the public’s perception of rising crime in the city.
The New York Post’s editorial board recently torched Bragg and his “woke policies” in a story titled, “Alvin…
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