We sent more to DC, Albany than we received
On Thursday’s show of WABC’s “Sid & Friends,” New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) defended planning to send migrants to other counties and argued that the city of New York had “sent more to Washington and Albany than we got back” for a long time.
Host Sid Rosenberg asked (relevant remarks begin around 2:25 p.m.) “These county executives suing, I know you’re going to be in court a lot, starting with Ed Day (R) – who, by the way, physically threatened you – what does it look like in the next few days and weeks with all these lawsuits from these county leaders?
Adams replied, “I think it’s important for us to go to court, present our case, which we believe is on solid ground, and tell the state that we are all responsible here. Sid, New York City is the economic engine of the state and we are the economic engine of the country. But for years, we sent more to Washington and Albany than we got back. And so, right now, they all need to see that the success of New York is invested in the success of this state and this entire country. »
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