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Yes, as hard as it is to believe, it is true.

Members of the New York Fire Department (FDNY) who are fed-up with Trump-hating fascist attorney general Letitia James during a recent promotion ceremony are now facing severe consequences.

The Gateway Pundit first reported the incident wherein a wave of boos and chants supporting President Trump overshadowed the event.

A large group of firefighters made their stance perfectly clear during Thursday’s New York Fire Department (FDNY) promotion ceremony regarding James’s inquisition of President Trump.

After honoring FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh, James’s speech was effectively drowned out by LOUD pro-Trump chants in the crowd. She struggles a bit to find her words amidst the commotion.

You can also hear a few boos and heckles from the crowd as well in the video.

WATCH:



Upon beginning her speech, many in the crowd loudly booed James. The triggered attorney general responded to the dissenters by saying “Come on, we’re in a house of God…simmer down,” according to Newsweek.

James should look in the mirror and take her own advice. Her treatment of Trump is certainly not God-approved.

In response to the incident, FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh has initiated a hunt for those responsible for the outburst. FDNY Chief of Department John Hodges sent an email to the department’s leadership, stating that the Bureau of Investigation and Trials (BITS) would be conducting an investigation into the matter.

He urged those involved to come forward voluntarily, implying that consequences would be less severe for those who did not wait to be “hunted down.”

“BITS is investigating this so they will figure out who the members are. I recommend they come forward. I have been told by the Commissioner It will be better for them if they come forward and we don’t have to hunt them down,” the email reads.

“The DC’s shall direct the Captain of the Company to make a list of those that come forward and send it directly to John and Kevin in Operations. I realize members might not come forward but they should know that there is clear video of the entire incident and they will be contacted by BITS if they don’t,” it added.

Internal communications from firefighter unions, including the Uniformed Fire Officers Association (UFOA), have circulated memos condemning the behavior, the New York Post reported.

The news outlet reported:

The Uniformed Fire Officers Association sent out a message to its members on Saturday warning them of the directive and that the department is in “possession of video footage of the event.”

“As part of this discussion, questions may be asked to specific UFOA members over their actions or their recollections,” the message said.

The union advised members to follow FDNY regulations but to contact the UFOA for legal representation if they feel they are the subject of an investigation.

The memo reads:
  • I’m here to address the behavior of firefighters that attended Thursday’s promotion.
  • The behavior we saw and heard was grossly inappropriate
  • Protesting, heckling, or booing anyone at a ceremony is simply unacceptable.
  • This was a promotion ceremony to honor members who made sacrifices and worked hard to achieve this day. They had close family and friends there to celebrate with them.
  • Absolutely no one should have been subjected to what happened based on the political beliefs of some members.
  • It was disrespectful to the speakers, to the promoted members and their families
  • This was not a political event and Letitia James was not there to give a political speech.
  • She was there to support her friend and our new chaplain Pamela Holmes. Pamela invited her friend to attend the ceremony.
  • Members have a right to political beliefs. But you don’t have a right to make a job related ceremony political in nature.
  • When you’re not on duty, feel however you want about politicians. Vote. Protest. That’s your right. But don’t do it on the job’s time, on other members’ time, or on their families’ time. Do it on your own time.
  • Our actions at the promotion damaged the relationship with the attorney general and the Christian Cultural Center. We may lose that venue now.
  • Politics aside, the attorney general is a friend to the UFA and UFOA and a supporter of our Department. She has come to the hospital on more than one occasion to support us when one of our members is seriously injured or died.
  • These actions reflected very poorly upon us and diminished the dignity of the occasion.
  • Instead of news reports talking about the accomplishments of our members, it talked about the politics and our poor behavior.
  • Everyone must be better. Do the right thing. Even if you aren’t the one acting poorly, if you see a fellow firefighter act in this manner, STOP IT.
  • Act in a manner befitting of the uniform that you wear. Nothing less should be tolerated.

Next steps:

  • Have DC visit each firehouse that had a member promoted
  • Relay bullet point message
  • They should understand that BITS is gathering video and identifying members that brought discredit and to the Department
  • We want the members to come forward. They will come to HQ to be educated why their behavior is unacceptable.

It looks like free speech isn’t being allowed for FDNY firefighters anymore.

Desperation met stupidity on the corner of bad luck and despair, and the democratic party was born.

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What made Trump change his mind about the Bud Lt Boycott?  Now, he is also saying that we shouldn't Ban the CCP's Tik Tok App?   Whats going on???   Trump was "all in" for Banning Tik Tok until just this week...  I dont understand how you flip flop like that?   I understand the Bud Lt thing, the CEO of Bud Lt's Parent company held a fundraiser for Trump with a 10,000 dollar a plate dinner, so that makes sense, but if the CCP is sending him money to stop this BAN, then, I don't know, sounds fishy..

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The point of the memo is not to be political while on the job. That seems reasonable. It's pretty much a policy at any government organization.

I also agree the catcalls of some firefighters did take away from the awards ceremony. Instead of news at 11 on the promotions, it was on the disruptive behavior of some government employees while being paid by the New York taxpayers.

If you work at TVA and act like this, see what happens.

Will they be "hunting down" the protesters?

The FDNY commissioner who wanted to ‘hunt down’ the staffers who booed AG Letitia James last week (and eventually backed down) was jeered herself during a St. Patrick’s Day parade this weekend.

It’s hardly surprising. The backlash against the department over the controversy was harsh and swift.

She earned this heckling.

FOX News reports:

FDNY fire commissioner jeered during parade after promising to ‘hunt’ booing firefighters: ‘You suck’

The New York City Fire Department’s fire commissioner was booed and jeered at by protesters during a lively St. Patrick’s Day parade in the Big Apple.

“You suck,” one protester yelled at New York City Fire Department (FDNY) fire commissioner Laura Kavanaugh as she paraded by Trump Tower. “Firefighters are the hunters.”

The outburst against Kavanaugh came after the city official promised to “hunt” down the protesters who booed Attorney General Letitia James when she took the stage at a ceremony last week.

One protester held a protester with Kavanaugh face on the body of a donkey.

“Pin the tail on the jacka–,” the poster said.

Later in the video, FDNY members were seen stopping to wave and shake hands with the protesters.

See the video below:



Maybe the FDNY brass will think twice next time.

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