De Blasio, Clarke join Cuomo in bashing Trump over defunding threat

NEW YORK — Top state Democrats joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo in ridiculing President Donald Trump after he threatened to kill federal funding for New York and other cities that “permit anarchy, violence, and destruction.”

Trump has ordered a review of cities’ treatment of law enforcement, threatening to ax funding for any jurisdictions that are defunding or disempowering police departments within the next 30 days. His memo specifically targets New York, Seattle, Portland and Washington, D.C.