Tue Jul 2, 2019 AT 10:20 AM EDT
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted New York, claiming “people are fleeing” the state while saying they should “move quickly to Texas” and Florida.
“People are fleeing New York like never before. If they own a business, they are twice as likely to flee. And if they are a victim of harassment by the A.G. of the state, like what they are doing to our great NRA, which I think will move quickly to Texas, where they are loved,” the president tweeted.
“Texas will defend them & indemnify them against political harassment by New York State and Governor Cuomo. So many people are leaving New York for Texas and Florida that it is totally under siege. First New York taxes you too high, then they sue you, just to complete the job.”
The tweets Tuesday are the second time in as many days that Trump has targeted New York Democrats Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state Attorney General Letitia James. Read Full Story