Everyone still hates Bill. He isn't even running anymore.
During a televised debate Wednesday night ahead of the Democratic primary for the newly elected Congressional 10th District on Aug. 23, which straddles lower Manhattan and Brooklyn in Brownstone, the six former rival shot former mayor Bill de Blasio.
"Have you ever sought or received approval from former Mayor Bill de Blasio?" Gothamist host Brigid Bergin asked Congressman Yuh-Line Niou I asked
"I didn't ask for it," she replied.
Rep. Mondale Jones said simply, "I'm not interested in that."
At a debate hosted by NY1 and WNYC, 80-year-old former congresswoman Liz Holtzman said, "I'm not asking for it either, but I wish him the best of luck.
Rep. Carina Rivera, Rep. Joan Simon, former House Democratic impeachment attorney Dan Goldman All District Park I am not interested in or have agreed not to accept the support of a very unpopular former mayor who lives in the heart of the slopes section. A disastrous poll a few weeks ago threw out bids for seats - was one of many areas of consensus among the six front-runners in the crowded race.
The mostly left-leaning groups echoed each other on such important issues as rush hour pricing, bail reform, BQE modifications and a federal investigation into former President Donald Trump's Florida home.
"I generally advocate congestion pricing." You might support a controversial plan to charge drivers entering Manhattan below 60th Street to raise money for repairs.
"As far as my personal policy preference goes, it's congestion charges," Jones added.
"I've been an advocate for congestion pricing for years, even before Mayor Bloomberg first proposed it," Simon boasted.
All candidates except Niou and Holtzman backed President Biden if he ran for re-election in 2024, suggesting Nancy Pelosi would no longer serve as Speaker of the House for one term. .
Goldman and Holtzman stood out as the only participants open to changes to state bail laws that Republicans and some Democrats accuse of fostering an increase in crime.
"I'm probably the only immigrant on this panel," with Mayor Eric Adams. Trying to stand out among her rival's refugee-friendly stance on the ongoing clashes between Texas Governor Greg Abbott. He claimed that her outspoken support showed how to represent the district and bring something different to Washington.
"These are difficult decisions and need someone who can take a bold stance," she said.
A recent poll suggested that Niu, Rivera and Goldman were the frontrunners in the melee to qualify for the debate.
Goldman said Wednesday night that criticism from others collected most of the And Simon has bashed Levi Strauss' heiress over his reported investment in Fox News and gun manufacturer Ruger.
"When I was a prosecutor, I put all of my money in blind trust," Goldman claimed, but since leaving his previous House post, he has been criticized for his investments. did not disclose the extent of his personal involvement.
Goldman called Jones a "gentleman from Rockland" who threw him two jabs, alluding to his current suburban neighborhood, and noted that he was running for a seat on the Open City Council. I hinted.
Goldman blames Donald Trump for our problems "It seems like they are," Jones countered, referring to frequent reminders that the opposition was the House impeachment prosecutor. After just a few weeks in the area, he claimed to have gained insight into how best to overhaul the crumbling BQE along the Brooklyn waterfront.
"There are other communities in Red Hook and Sunset Park that need to correct their environmental justice concerns or be disrespectful, and that requires the input of communities in the area." I say this as a resident of Carroll Gardens," Jones said.
The candidate seemed to exaggerate his experience. was not only this much better than its policy stance compared to its opponents.
Her 39-year-old Niou, who grew up in Texas and attended college in Washington State, said, "He worked 22 years at the state level, which gave him a lot of legislative experience." I did," he said.
"I've been a civil servant my whole life," claimed Goldman, the former head of Talking Him on MSNBC.