As Reported by the Daily Politics…
Mayor Bloomberg continued his courtship of the Republican party with his appearance this afternoon at the Howard Beach swearing-in ceremony of one of the city’s newest - and youngest ever - councilmembers, 24 year-old Eric Ulrich, the DN's Erin Einhorn reports.
“We’re going through the process,” he said. “We have to screen some more candidates. We had a good screenings on Friday. We screened Tom Ognibene and a few for controller and public advocate and they presented themselves very well, and we’ve got to screen John Catsimatidis.”
(In the interest of full disclosure: Ragusa's executive director of the Queens GOP, Vince Tabone, works for Catsimatidis' Red Apple Group).
Bloomberg used his platform to suggest that party matters little in government.