Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is accusing the Obama administration of slashing the city’s counterterrorism funding 50 percent in retaliation for Sen. Chuck Schumer not backing the White House’s Iran deal, NEWSMAX reports.
“There’s a certain amount vindictiveness on the part of Washington aimed at Sen. Chuck Schumer,” Kelly said Sunday on “The Cats Roundtable” on AM 970 in New York.
“The fact that they cut it 50 percent, I think, was aimed at getting a reaction from Senator Schumer … Apparently they remember very well that Senator Schumer did not support their Iran deal.”
The move would significantly impact on New York’s readiness, the former top cop told host
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