The White House announced it’s sending Vice President Joe Biden to services for fallen NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos.
“The President has asked Vice President Biden to attend the service for Officer Rafael Ramos and is grateful that the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will be traveling to New York City to attend the service on Saturday,” White House spokesman Eric Schultz told the press pool while they were waiting for the president as he played golf. “Additional details will be forthcoming from the Vice President’s office.”
New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said visitation for Ramos would be Friday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Christ Tabernacle Church in Glendale, N.Y.
Ramos’ funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the same location.
Services for Officer Wenjian Liu are pending as officials arrange visas for his family to come over from China for the funeral.
Liu was married just two months ago. Ramos leaves behind a wife and two teenagers.
“They are in tremendous pain. And they are worried deeply in the Ramos family’s case, two teenagers, who remind me now of my own children who now don’t have a father,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters yesterday.
“The family is extraordinary, the Ramos family, they are close-knit, warm, large family, a family that really believes — they have strong Christian faith, they have a strong sense of family, they strongly belief in public service,” de Blasio continued. “Officer Ramos was extraordinarily proud to be a member of the NYPD. And all of that is giving the Ramos family some ability to find strength in the middle of this pain. But still you have two teenaged young men, good young men who no longer have a father because of an assassin.”
For America's sake, obama needs to stay
Maybe Obama should be kept under wraps in Hawaii by incarcerating him. America and DC can survive well without the head traitor.
The worse person to be sent to the funeral! Not only is he a total jackass he's an INSULTING fool!
Personally, I'm GLAD Obama won't be there! I'd like it even more if Biden stayed away as well!
AMEN. I'm sure the families of the murdered officers feel the same way. I feel so sad for them. They'll have heartache at the holidays, at least to some extent for the rest of their lives.
Notice how Obama is keeping his distance from ANY violent outcome of Americans being murdered.
The TRAITOR President must know that if he gets near any sorrowful situation that CAN BE TRACED to his INSTIGATION, there will be Americans waiting to encourage Obama to CONFESS HIS GUILT!!
Obama will be hiding behind a fortress of protection for the next 2 years --- and for his survival, that is the best thing he can do.
Too bad that shows the world how much of a COWARD the traitor Obama really is.
Biden is the biggest idiot there is , and sending him just conveys to the citizens that obummer does not care. His agenda is a race war and if he is not careful, he will get one. To the detriment of us all.
I support all POLICE OFFICERS !!!! It has to be one of the toughest jobs there is. Lets help them out by giving them all the support we can.
Agreed. this is a worthless president.
and I'm so sick of these extravagant vacations.
Being a constitutionalist, we the people cannot call this man our president, so we are better off not to have him rub elbows with the people. At least Biden is an America.
Three white house representatives were sent to the funeral of the worthless black thug criminal Michael Brown legitimately shot while committing a crime. One crazy worthless Vice president sent to the funeral of a brave police officer. Obama the HNIC has all the wrong priorities.