Does Staten Island District Attorney and Republican congressional candidate Dan Donovan share Rudy Giuliani’s view that Mayor Bill de Blasio bears some responsibility for the murders of NYPD Detectives Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu? It’s hard to say, as Donovan avoided directly answering that question on Tuesday. At a Donovan fundraiser Saturday Giuliani asked the crowd “do you think [the killer] would have shown up here when I was mayor?”
Here’s how Donovan responded when I asked him whether he shares Giuliani’s view:
I spoke with Donovan following his visit to a Staten Island senior center Tuesday. Giuliani made his comments Saturday at a fundraiser for Donovan.