‘Nothing More Beautiful Than Democratic Unity’: Bill Thompson Endorses Bill de Blasio

Bill Thompson concedes the mayoral primary to Bill de Blasio today.
Bill Thompson concedes the mayoral primary to Bill de Blasio today.

Bill Thompson’s mayoral dream has officially ended.

At a City Hall press conference flanked by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and some of Mr. Thompson’s most ardent supporters, including Congressman Charlie Rangel and teachers’ union president Michael Mulgrew, the former comptroller today endorsed his one-time Democratic opponent, Bill de Blasio, in the mayor’s race.

“I am proud to stand here today and support Bill de Blasio to be the next mayor of the City of New York,” said Mr. Thompson. Continue reading “‘Nothing More Beautiful Than Democratic Unity’: Bill Thompson Endorses Bill de Blasio”