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But the DOT sent him a cease-and-desist letter, saying the line has to go and that he had not been authorized to paint it.READ MORE: New Jersey Under State Of Emergency As Nor'easter Threatens Flood Prone Areas
LoBaido argues Mayor Bill de Blasio did not get a permit to paint Black Lives Matter on Fifth Avenue, adding that he has no issues with the movement.
“No BLM anti-rhetoric ever at my rallies or anything I do. This is just to support and show the love and respect for the people that protect this community,” LoBaido said.MORE NEWS: MTA Says It's Prepared To Deal With Subway Flooding, Commuters Encouraged To Use Mass Transit
LoBaido is now auctioning his DOT letter with an image of himself painting a blue line to fund the New York City Cops and Kids Boxing Club.