Watch: Protesters Chant ‘Liar’ at Bill de Blasio During GMA Interview

Fresh off of announcing his presidential run for 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio went on ABC’s “Good Morning America” Thursday to discuss his candidacy.

The mayor drew a crowd of protesters at the GMA studio chanting “liar” at him.

The chants were so loud, they could be heard throughout the interview.

Host George Stephanopoulos noted the protests, asking de Blasio to address the hate he gets from New Yorkers.

“I got elected mayor by 73% of the vote originally, reelected with 67% of the vote,” de Blasio stated. “I think you’d agree that the poll that actually matters is the election.”

As a reporter for Gothamist noted, many of the protesters are police officers who also chanted “No friend to labor” at the mayor.

President Donald Trump took aim at de Blasio on Thursday as well, calling him a “joke” and saying the people of New York City hate him.

On GMA, de Blasio called Trump a “con artist.”

“Donald Trump is playing a big con on America. I call him Con Don. Every New Yorker knows he’s a con artist. We know his tricks. We know his playbook. I know how to take him on. I’ve been watching him for decades. He’s trying to convince working Americans he’s on their side,” de Blasio stated. “It’s a lie since day one.”

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