Instead of talking about the issue of which he was accused of, he slowly starts to bring up a completely different topic,isis. He does this to break away from answering the question.
His campaign slogan appeals to patriotism to gather a support group in order to win the election
If the mayor refuses to allow them to complete their job, the world would be thrown into chaos, drawing conclusions that dogs and cats would live together and mass hysteria would happen. even though dogs and cats have nothing to do with ghosts.