Obama, Bloomberg Throw Respect to Retiring Ackerman

gary ackerman fb2 Obama, Bloomberg Throw Respect to Retiring AckermanThis afternoon, President Barack Obama issued a statement to commemorate Congressman Gary Ackerman’s many terms in office. Mr. Ackerman, of course, gave a surprise announcement yesterday evening that he was not going to seek reelection for another term in Washington D.C.

“For over thirty years, Gary Ackerman has represented the people of Queens and Long Island, first as a New York State Senator, and then as a Member of Congress,” Mr. Obama said in his statement. “Gary’s bipartisan efforts helped our nation confront significant challenges at home and abroad.”

Continue reading “Obama, Bloomberg Throw Respect to Retiring Ackerman”