Curtis Sliwa, the Republican candidate for mayor of New York City, questioned why he wasn’t invited Monday to meet with President Biden and several law enforcement leaders from across the nation to discuss strategies on how to reduce violent crime — while his Democratic opponent, Eric Adams, was.
Sliwa said Adams, a former police officer and current Brooklyn borough president, has already been coronated as the mayor by the media.
The founder of the Guardian Angels anti-crime group said he should have been invited to the White House roundtable given his vast experience with gun violence.
Sliwa was kidnapped and shot five times in 1992 while trying to hail a taxi in what was thought to be a mafia hit. John Gotti Jr., son of John Gotti, the deceased former leader of the Gambino crime family, was tried multiple times for the shooting but never convicted.