As deputy majority leader of the New York State Senate, he has championed such issues as affordable housing, transportation issues and gender equality in the workplace.
PBA President Patrick Lynch's full statement is absolutely devastating for de Blasio, who is notoriously hostile to law enforcement.
Certainly, Rupert Murdoch's New York Post has been attacking me, and con Don himself, Donald Trump, not only tweeted at me, he created his own video.
New York Attorney General Letitia James expressed exasperation on the "Pod Save America" podcast late Thursday over her fellow Democrat's decision to run for president.
Other New Yorkers think the field of Democratic nominees is too crowded and de Blasio doesn't stand a chance, per local outlet Spectrum News. "Susan Sarandon Hosts Ping Pong Party for New York Mayoral Candidate Bill de Blasioon", along with the sentence "So it should come as no surprise to fans Susan Sarandon hosted a fundraiser in support of New York mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasioon on Sunday".
De Blasio's 2020 presidential campaign didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
De Blasio told the "Morning Joe" panel he has seen Trump up close and personal for years during Trump's days as a Manhattan real estate developer. "We know his playbook", de Blasio said. "I look forward to fighting him head on".
President Trump returned fire at the mayor on Twitter, writing: "The Dems are getting another beauty to join their group".
With friends like these, Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn't need enemies. "He is a JOKE, but if you like high taxes & crime, he's your man. NYC HATES HIM!"