May 17, 2024

Trump Visits NYC Bodega Where Worker Was Wrongfully Prosecuted by Alvin Bragg

Former President Donald Trump visited a bodega in New York City the place a employee was attacked, robbed, and wrongfully prosecuted for homicide by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg.

Prior to his go to, Trump issued a press launch revealing that he could be “visiting” the bodega the place Jose Alba, who had been working as a bodega clerk, was “robbed, attacked, and, ultimately, wrongfully accused of murder” after he had defended himself.

“President Trump’s visit to one of New York City’s bodegas comes at a time when retail theft is skyrocketing and the New York City police force is on track to fall to its lowest numbers since the 1990s by 2025,” Trump’s press launch stated. “Bodegas are a lifeline to underserved communities, and President Trump believes that only by undoing the Democrat party’s soft-on-crime policies can law and order be fully restored to every borough throughout New York City.”

As Trump visited the Sanaa Convenient Store, a crowd of individuals may very well be heard chanting, “Four more years! Four more years!”

During his go to, Trump met with, Maad Ahmed, the co-owner of the shop, and Francisco Marte, a bodega proprietor and small enterprise advocate.

On July 1, 2022, Alba, who’s in his 60’s, defended himself when 35-year-old Austin Simon entered the bodega and went behind the counter after his girlfriend was unable to make a purchase order as her advantages card was declined.

After a confrontation between Simon and Alba ensued, wherein Simon could be seen on video footage grabbing Alba by his shirt’s collar and allegedly pushing him, Alba fatally stabbed Simon in an try to defend himself.

Bragg arrested and charged Alba with second-degree homicide. On July 19, 2022, Bragg dropped the costs towards Alba.

In September 2023, Alba filed a lawsuit towards George Soros-funded Bragg claiming he was “wrongfully prosecuted.”

NYC bodega employee Jose Alba defends himself towards an alleged attacker. (Screenshot)

“I have never voted, because I’ve been working, but this time I will,” Ahmed told the New York Post. “We need Donald Trump back in the White House because he’s a strong guy.”

As of the week of April 8 to 14, there have been 4,531 reported robberies in New York City, a rise from the 4,346 reported robberies throughout that point interval in 2023, based on crime information from the New York City Police Department. There have additionally been 7,419 reported felony assaults to this point in 2024, based on the info for the week of April 8 to 14, a rise from the 7,281 reported throughout that point interval in 2023.