One San Francisco business proprietor sounded disconnected against Mayor London Breed for downplaying crime and homelessness aft nan metropolis led a impermanent effort to cleanable up nan streets up of nan highly-anticipated APEC acme past week.
Lifelong San Francisco resident Tom Wong said during "FOX & Friends First" that, successful little than 1 day, nan metropolis was backmost to its original shape - ridden pinch crime, narcotics and homelessness.
"It's horrible. I conscionable drove done nan Tenderloin, and it is conscionable a batch of supplier heads, supplier dealers, and they're each out, they're each retired successful nan neighborhood," Wong told co-host Todd Piro Tuesday. "It's little than 24 hours, and it's backmost to nan aforesaid thing."
"It is crime-ridden… narcotics everywhere. There's needles everywhere. There's poop everyplace again," he continued.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom admitted nan metropolis was cleaned up because of nan notable gathering betwixt China's Xi and President Biden past week.
"I cognize folks are saying, 'Oh they're conscionable cleaning up this spot because each those fancy leaders are coming to town.' That's true, because it's true," Newsom said during an unveiling of a caller programme to works trees successful municipality neighborhoods arsenic portion of his Clean California inaugural launched successful 2021.
He added, "It's besides existent for months and months and months earlier APEC, we've been having different conversations, and we've raised nan barroom of anticipation betwixt nan city, nan county, and nan authorities and our national partners."
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Despite nan efforts to free San Francisco of narcotics and crime ahead of nan U.S.-China summit, Wong based on nan metropolis reverted to its erstwhile authorities soon aft nan visit.
However, Breed doubled down connected claims complete nan play that nan city's crime levels person improved successful caller years - a proposal critics declare is undeniably mendacious arsenic businesses and residents flee.
"When you look astatine nan information of what is happening pinch our crime numbers complete nan past 5 years, they are showing a decline, particularly pinch car break-ins, burglaries, and different challenges that group are talking about," Breed said during ABC's "This Week" connected Sunday.
"And successful comparison to different U.S. cities, San Francisco is really astatine nan bottom," she continued. "So I get that group consciousness that location are problems and location are concerns. They spot nan viral videos, and they think, 'Oh, what's going connected successful San Francisco?'"
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According to nan San Francisco Police Department, robbery has surged 12.5%, car theft is up 7.5% and homicides are up 2.1% compared to information from past year.
"She has to ain up to her failure," Wong said. "The Democratic policies really don't work. 80% of San Franciscans really don't for illustration what's going on, and they really want a change, and she's not listening. I don't cognize what she's getting her stats from, but she's lying to nan people. It's not true. We are suffering here. We're continuing to suffer."
Wong reiterated nan request for Breed and different officials to "own up to their failed policies" that person plagued nan once-beautiful city.
"It's conscionable a ammunition game," Wong said. "Hide nan homeless. The dignitaries are here, and erstwhile nan cameras are on, hide it, cookware each to nan left, truthful you don't spot each nan deplorable authorities that nan city's in, and erstwhile they're gone… it's still here."
"They conscionable request to ain up to their grounded policies, and we want thing that will hole our homelessness, our crime issue, our supplier issues," he stressed.
FOX News' Alexander Hall contributed to this report.
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