Backers Talk Up Bill de Blasio’s Bronx Cred

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. (Photo: Jill Colvin)
Ruben Diaz Jr. (Photo: Jill Colvin)

During a rare visit to the Bronx today, some of Bill de Blasio’s most prominent backers pushed back on charges that the mayoral front-runner has spent too little time in the borough while campaigning for mayor.

During last night’s final debate, Mr. de Blasio was forced to respond to criticism that he’d spent too much time in Manhattan and Park Slope and not enough time in places like the Bronx and the Rockaways since securing the Democratic nomination.

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