New York City-based Black Lives Matter leader Hawk Newsome got a lot of press this week after he vowed "riots," "fire," and "bloodshed" in Gotham if Mayor-elect Eric Adams does not meet his and his organization's demands.
Not surprisingly, New York City's finest were incensed by his remarks. And now some cops are calling on the feds to investigate Newsome as a "domestic terrorist" as well as his funders, the New York Post reported Thursday night.
Newsome, whom the Post has described as a "rogue militant," met with Adams this week to discuss BLM's demands, especially their opposition to Adams' plan to bring back the NYPD Anti-Crime Unit.
When Adams refused to back down on his plans and instead called on Newsome and BLM to do their part to reduce crime and violence, the BLM boss threatened anarchy.
"If they think they are going back to the old ways of policing, then we're going to take to the streets again," Newsome declared, adding, "There will be riots. There will be fire, and there will be bloodshed. There's no way we're going to let some Gestapos come in here and harm our people."
He later added, "We have people in the streets who can create problems for this administration by shutting it down."
In an Instagram post responding to reports about his threats following the meeting with Adams, Newsome continued his tirade against what he called "an Evil and violent system" and vowed to fight "devious and cutthroat" politicians.
"There are plenty of us here to fight for y'all. I am here to fight for y'all," he stated, adding, "When the time comes and our people are tired they will rise up."
How did the cops respond?
NYPD cops ripped the BLM leader for his threats.
One police supervisor told the Post that Newsome "should be denounced by every politician because he is threatening to harm the citizens of New York."
The NYPD official also wants the feds to get involved.
"The FBI should investigate him as a domestic terrorist and look into where he is getting his money," the source told the Post. "The people funding him should also be investigated."
"He is threatening to overthrow the government, cause physical harm and property damage," the official added.
Another veteran cop told the Post that Newsome has created a "lose-lose situation" for BLM.
"If the mayor likes the cops, the cops will work for the mayor," the cop told the paper. "People in these communities where shootings and other crimes are spiking want the cops on the street."