It's hard to believe that Mayor De Blasio knew nothing O'Brien's past nor had knowledge of him getting a new position in a firm to which De Blasio had ties.
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio's former top aide, Kevin O'Brien, was forced to resign from his position in Feb. 15, 2018, after it had been discovered that two female employees filed sexual harassment complaints against him.
Despite an alleged commitment to diversity on the force, the newest class of officers has fewer Black men than the previous one.
Last week, New York swore in 678 new police recruits — of which only 12 percent are Black. The last class of recruits sworn in was 17 percent Black, a more accurate representation of the city, which is 17.6 percent Black.
The mayor has a habit of speaking out about the issue but not following through on his word.
Following the incident of police brutality against him on Sept. 9, former tennis star James Blake immediately called on the city of New York to take action. So far the events have resulted in very public apologies with Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, as well as a meeting between the trio earlier this week.