Eleanor Clift: America Has Been Waiting 50 Years for Police Accountability. It’s Time.
Cory Booker was a law and order mayor. Now he’s trying to crack down on the cops, pushing tough police accountability measures through Congress.
Choosing to live in a crime-stressed neighborhood in Newark, the city New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker once led as mayor, gives him a perspective that America sorely needs at this time. As rioters and looters turned peaceful protests into nights of chaos and violence, Booker tweeted, “My team right now is drafting legislation to achieve better transparency and accountability into police misconduct in this country. We know what we need to do—now we need to manifest a collective will to get it done.” Read More