City leader heard threatening to ‘slit this b***h’s throat’

February 01, 2024

Councilwoman Tasha Diaz, the Democratic majority leader of the Yonkers City Council, is accused of hurling the remark at Councilwoman Corazon Pineda-Issac after a January 2 meeting. Pineda-Isaac voted against keeping Diaz as the majority leader for another two-year term, but was unsuccessful in the bid. ‘My colleagues on the council and some of the staff witnessed the Majority Leader of the Yonkers City Council, the third largest city of New York say that she was going to “slit my throat,”’ wrote Pineda-Isaac. Yonkers Councilwoman Tasha Diaz won a second term as majority leader (Picture: Facebook/Tasha Diaz)Yonkers Councilwoman Tasha Diaz apologized for exaggerated verbiage (Picture: Facebook/Tasha Diaz)‘Imagine how I felt being made aware of that. I am not the first or last person to have fallen victim to Majority Leader Diaz’s behavior,’ Pineda-Isaac wrote.