Transcript for New York leaders move to get lawyer caught in viral video anti-immigrant rant disbarred
They are learning more about the man behind the racially charged rant toward people who were speaking Spanish in a midtown restaurant some lawmakers. Have now filed a formal legal complaint against him we are. Also hearing from a person who says he too had a bizarre and aggressive encounter with the man seen in this video. Eyewitness News reporter rod Nelson has the details. On Tuesday this customer at a midtown deli went on a tirades berating employees. And other customers for speaking Spanish instead of English and even threatening to call immigration officials. All of it captured on cell phone video and quickly going viral. But what a different phase may. Today that same customer a Manhattan lawyer identified by city officials as adults are running from the media along with sixty of the street. While hiding under his umbrella reviewing. Ed even more disturbing video emerged today this one from a what is sixteen encounter along Fifth Avenue with a man named Willie Morris from. Massachusetts Albuquerque for. Article a place. Yeah if he promises to hear you're not here out the board. Q. The viral video from this week has now prompted. Congressman Adriana S my aunt and Bronx Borough president Ruben Diaz junior to file a formal disciplinary grievance against the man. In a statement congressman said quote we are sending this grievance to say that you cannot engage in June a phobia bigotry and hate. And get away win. And late this afternoon we didn't get official worthy of that attorney has now been booted from his office here in this building up sign there on the wall proves it. He's out of here plus we've learned that a Latin themed party is going to be held right here at this location Friday afternoon starting. At 430 according to social media more than 2000. People already expected to attend.
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