Downplaying suggestions that a strike is imminent, the union said, “It is not our intention to disrupt [Tuesday’s] MLB All-Star game.” An arbitrator is set to rule soon on the agency’s labor contract, and the union said its leadership would meet with Metro on Tuesday.
They want to know why city officials did not use cellphone or landline phone alerts to directly reach the public last week, leaving many unaware of potential danger in the drinking supply on Friday morning.
Advocates said the arrests are unusual in Washington, a sanctuary city that prides itself on protecting undocumented residents and discourages police cooperation with federal immigration enforcement efforts.
Philip Van Cleave was among several public figures pranked by Sacha Baron Cohen for his TV series. On the show, Van Cleave holds a “Puppy Pistol” toy and says, “Just remember to point Puppy Pistol’s mouth right at the middle of the bad man.”