Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child pornography charges
Bill de Blasio (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Provides some insight into the kinds of people de Blasio would surround himself with if he became president.]

Jacob Schwartz, a former staffer for New York Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, pleaded guilty to child pornography charges Tuesday and faces up to three years in prison.

Schwartz was arrested in December of 2017 and admitted to downloading over 3,000 child pornographic pictures as well as almost 90 videos featuring children as young as 6 months old engaging in sexual acts, The Villager reported.

Upon his arrest, Schwartz was fired from de Blasio’s office. He first worked as an intern for de Blasio’s administration in 2015. He was then employed as a computer programmer analyst with the Department of Design and Construction, working for Build It Back.

Schwartz was also the president of the Manhattan Young Democrats and the Downstate region vice president of the New York State Young Democrats, according to The Villager. His name was deleted from both of the websites after news of his arrest got out.

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