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Obama Gives Best to NYPD's Bratton and Upcoming Commissioner

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    What to Know

    • Obama gave his best wishes to retiring NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton and upcoming head James O'Neill

    • The president was in town for a Democratic fundraiser

    • This is Bratton's last month on the job

    President Obama offered his best wishes to retiring NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton and his successor.

    Obama was in New York City Tuesday night to attend a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of hedge-fund founder Jim Chanos.

    Shortly after the event, the president briefly greeted Bratton and NYPD Chief James O'Neill, the city's next police commissioner.

    The president congratulated both on their recent moves and thanked them both for their selfless service.

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    Bratton is leaving this month to become a risk and security adviser at Teneo, a consulting firm.

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