The New York Daily News reports:
So long, city of anarchy. President Biden late Wednesday rescinded a controversial order from his predecessor that labeled New York an “anarchist jurisdiction” in a dubious attempt to strip the city of federal funding.
Without further explanation, the White House said in a statement that Biden had rolled back former President Donald Trump’s Sept. 20 order, which directed federal agencies to review all grants and funds for New York because the city was supposedly “permitting anarchy, violence and destruction.”
It’s unclear if Trump’s order, which also targeted Seattle and Portland, Ore., had any tangible impact.
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