The Rev. Al Sharpton hosted presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg for lunch Monday at Harlem’s Sylvia’s Restaurant. The menu was more talk than food, however, as they walked through a press gauntlet on arrival, sat with a pack of photographers snapping their table time and held a packed sidewalk press conference.
Today Bill de Blasio held a press conference announcing two appointments: Alicia Glen as Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development and Laura Santucci as Chief of Staff. The press conference was held at MILGO/BUFKIN, a metal fabricator located in Greenpoint.
Here is the full press Q&A from the press conference.
Eliot Spitzer voted this afternoon in a prototypical Spitzer event: arrive on-time, take care of the business at hand expeditiously and move on. He arrived right on time at his polling place, Manhattan’s P.S. 6, went inside, voted and came out. Total time from arriving at the school steps to back in the car, including a 1/2 block walk? About 7 minutes. That includes just over 1 minute talking to the press. You can watch that 1 minute press availability right here.
The only glitch? A reporter, from the New York Post I believe, wanted to ask “where is your wife?” Here’s what happened.
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