Biden beklemtoon steun vir meer polisiebefondsing in verskuiwing van progressiewes

Biden’s remarks came during his address at the U.S. Konferensie van burgemeesters se 90ste jaarlikse wintervergadering in Washington, D.C., op Vrydag.

President Joe Biden speaks during the 90th Winter Meeting of USCM on Jan. 21, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

President Joe Biden speaks during the 90th Winter Meeting of USCM on Jan. 21, 2022 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

BIDEN REFUSES TO BACK DOWN ON BUILD BACK BETTER, BELIEVES MOST OF THE COUNTRY SUPPORTS IT

We shouldn’t be cutting funding for police departments,” Biden gesê. “I propose increasing funding. Kyk, jy weet, we ask cops to do everything, including be psychologists and social workers. Guess what? They need psychologists and social workers. I mean it. Not a joke.

During his address, Biden touted what he considered to be accomplishments for Americans during his first year in office, telling the mayors thatnothing is gonna do more to ease pressures on familiesthan the Build Back Better legislation he has proposed.

Touching on aspects of the bill, Biden insisted police departments shouldhire other social workers, folks trained in mental health, so they can partner with trusted community leaders like programs the Rescue Plan is funding in Atlanta and Louisville and other cities across the country.

An Oregon police officer was shot Friday during an unspecified encounter, owerhede gesê.

An Oregon police officer was shot Friday during an unspecified encounter, owerhede gesê.

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