NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is fighting back after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie claimed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s policies have increased crime in New York City.
During an appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Tuesday, de Blasio touted statistics showing the city is enjoying its safest summer in two decades.READ MORE: Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown
“I think the facts count for a lot,” de Blasio said. “I think if you talk to everyday New Yorkers about their quality of life, what they’re experiencing, people know it was the safest summer in 20 years because they’re experiencing it.”