NYPD Union Endorses Trump, Biden Endorsed by USPS Union

Headline Roundup August 14th, 2020

On Friday, the City of New York Police Benevolent Association (NYCPBA) endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election in 2020 at an event hosted at Trump's New Jersey golf course. On the same day, the United States Postal Service (USPS) workers' union, National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), endorsed former vice president Joe Biden in a letter. While the NALC endorsed Hilary Clinton for president during the 2016 elections, PBA President Pat Lynch said at Trump's event, “I cannot remember when we’ve ever endorsed for the president of the United States until now — that’s how important this is.”

As of Friday evening, the NYPD's endorsement was covered by center- and right-rated outlets, while coverage from left-rated outlets was scarce. Coverage of Biden's endorsement from the NALC was covered primarily by left-rated outlets as of Friday evening.

NYPD Union Endorses Trump, Biden Endorsed by USPS Union

From the Left
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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Postal Service workers' union endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden Friday after President Donald Trump frankly acknowledged that he's starving the USPS of money to make it harder to process an expected surge of mail-in ballots.

"Biden and Harris fully exhibit the experience, dedication, thoughtfulness and steady hands that will work to ensure that letter carriers and working families are put first ... The Postal Service must not be allowed to fail," said a letter from the National Association of Letter Carriers, which represents the 300,000...

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From the Center
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BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Seeking to amplify his law-and-order message, President Donald Trump on Friday told hundreds of New York Police Department officers that “no one will be safe in Biden’s America” if the former Democratic vice president defeats him in November .

“This guy has been taking your dignity away and your respect,”″ Trump said of former Vice President Joe Biden. “And I’m telling you on Nov. 3 you’re going to be getting it back.”

Trump spoke to members of the City of New York Police Benevolent Association, the...

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From the Right
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The New York City Police Benevolent Association personally endorsed President Trump on Friday night for the next election as the commander in chief leans into his “law and order” platform.

The Post exclusively reported earlier Friday that the PBA planned to back him amid the city’s increase in crime and clashes with protesters.

“I cannot remember when we’ve ever endorsed for the president of the United States until now — that’s how important this is,” said Pat Lynch, the combative PBA president at an event with Trump in his Bedminster...

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