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Million taxpayer bucks to force sandy victims to move.
New York Governor Cuomo looking to use the chopper that 51 billion -- -- EA package to buy and demolish badly damaged homes.
But -- -- -- -- hedge fund manager Don tobacco says this is the government.
Forcing -- addicted to leave their homes instead of getting help to actually fix them.
Scott it's nice to see again in studio paid aren't how by the would for vehement -- -- You know that he -- of this how you don't.
There are trying to hold up I mean and you know it's rough you know.
It again still same story from the insurance companies and you know the politicians and everything you heard million -- 51 billion you have to fill it -- that's it you know that's that's here we're gonna.
You know we could see light at -- of the tunnel.
-- -- -- When that's the biggest question you know it would steal and give back to live in an electoral we keep -- -- you know we waited this long.
And it's still being ruffinen.
You know I have prior rescue that John tobacco and his brother Derek have run.
And they've been help in the community.
And you know there dangerous it gave -- news last week that they're gonna.
She -- my house and insulated.
Anything else it's been going slow.
That's amazing Johnson used in your brother you guys are doing so many things for the community and that you hear that -- the -- Cuomo's that you wanted I mean that a lot of money.
This the pair people's homes down of -- -- think and they would give money to rebuild those homes.
Yeah I mean Charles listen.
I'm a big supporter of Governor Cuomo fighting for New Yorkers.
I'm not a big supporter of government going out there and trying to take people's homes while we still have people in a position way they need help.
They need safety they need to quality of life restored and to me.
Like Scott said me and my brother -- run of volunteers sent -- a couple of months now trying to give just regular citizens volunteer help to people.
And 90% of the people that I speak to us -- -- a government.
Keep your hands all -- land we don't want you bought in our house is telling us how much our house is a -- what we want you to do is.
Give us some money.
To fix it up.
Put some insulation.
Get -- some heat on and let us live safely the government's obligation is the safety and security of the citizens not by Ambac -- -- Leave real estate deals to experts like me.
And might fund.
And leave the government to provide security and safety -- people we still have.
Hundreds upon hundreds of people and Staten Island New York web no power no insulation living in toxic waterlogged -- -- Begging the government to please help us and we still not getting that help -- -- you've -- the face.
That for a long time you know listening and the patent everyone knows -- -- seeing on television by now.
And that you were trotted out as something you know I don't see you used as a prop.
But certainly at this stage you've got to filled -- -- honest and you gotta you know they're paying personal.
Right I'm not it's not a prop -- not -- -- on behalf but of people.
On Staten Island -- the bid before though you know they were sort of like OK everything's going to be okay the president's out here.
You know polls well but it's been life it's been -- our electricity like I said I met with the president who say we're gonna cut the red tape the red tape hasn't -- You know I met marry our call on -- com home.
And he said that things were gonna be done hasn't been done they haven't been Walken on neighborhoods.
They haven't been there they don't know what the people want.
They just want to do the quick fix you know we -- all nor to steal the data says -- All of that change in the -- level of what the house is gonna big.
So are now well understanding that I might have to raise my house.
But it's 101000 dollars -- report that you raise.
I called my insurance company today.
And they tell me all your might be qualify for 30000 -- need to let our -- -- politicians that figure forced the abrasion house.
Now this is another way that it.
The governor and the city's gonna force people because buyout every my -- ten beat.
But the 100000.
Dollars so so joke it's empty house those god and said tomorrow off that your check forward.
In which you take it you know I mean who are aren't built this house are gonna -- building this house.
I have my Brothers there my nieces and my nephews there.
Every day or every weekend build them dip pardon screws in the pool dip on the moon beams up.
We've been doing the work you know what it's not a house noise it's -- -- joy of pride that big help the -- build this and it's -- going to be.
My home when my wife and -- I'm not selling my name isn't selling.
They're not is look at that in their mind.
They're not they're gonna until we're gonna show up in the gonna build big condominiums there and so for 203 million dollars and -- -- put a place called the penthouse.
And then that get all their money back but they won't be wondering about it because the bill made all that money they want the property group's waterfront property.
That's the main goal of this government.
Charlie I I just think this.
When you hear the passion and emotion from people like Scott.
We need the governor come to the table and embrace solutions like state senator Andrew Lanza who's proposed a plan -- homeowners get immediate grants.
To repair and restore their home.
And then later on the government can come back and decide which houses need to be demolished and but for now most of the people that I've met.
Like Scott wanna stay in the house they want to restore this sanity and they want to just get back to a normal quality of life and I wish the governor.
And the powers that be would just embraced -- -- like that and.
Help the I think that's an amazing amazing -- -- you know I told you.
Not long ago we wouldn't forget about him where we're not we're gonna keep up with the on this and try to help his best you can.
And our hearts go out to you and your family and everybody else to stand on the your life John you've got some great work to -- -- thank you very -- and.