WATCH: De Blasio warns “I may have to do layoffs of 22k city employees…if I don’t get federal help”

Appearing on CNN, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio warned he may have to layoff 22k city employees without federal help.

Bill De Blasio:

Look, we need help. The help we need is to make sure we can keep all of our public services, whether you’re talking about safety, health, education.

They’re all on the line now if we do not get federal support soon. And I’m very worried about these stimulus talks in Washington because they seem to be going nowhere fast.

I may have to do layoffs of 22,000 city employees from every department by October 1st if I don’t get federal help. What if that federal aid doesn’t come? And time is a-wasting.

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