The Greek-born John Catsimatidis is ineligible to run for President of the United States, but that doesn’t mean the GOP mayoral candidate hasn’t thought about it. Indeed, during yesterday’s rowdy event at the Brooklyn Young Republican Club, Mr. Catsimatidis talked extensively about federal policy before proclaiming that he would have defeated President Barack Obama’s re-election bid if he were in the race.
“I’m running for mayor, I can’t run for president!” he declared. “But let me tell you something, I would have won. I could have beat Obama. Buy me a box of Kleenex.”
Former mayor Rudy Giuliani appeared on Fox News on Sunday, mostly to blast President Obama over his Iran policy, but the conversation quickly turned to recent contretemps over Obama’ contraception mandate.
And Hizzoner made an interesting comparison:
“Why should the insurance companies, the government force you to insure for contraceptives? I mean, are they Read More
Richard St. Paul, a former top aide to Pedro Espada and the current Republican nominee for mayor of the town of New Rochelle, in Westchester County, owes a $5,000 in child support payments to a 3-year-old girl he has never met.
According to a report in The Journal News:
St. Paul failed to appear for three paternity tests following the girl’s birth in February 2008, according to the Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division.
The court wrote in January that the councilman owed the girl’s mother $5,540 in back child support and thousands more in medical bills…
The bulk of that amount is garnished from his wages. St. Paul is supposed to pay the remainder directly to White but, she said, “He has never paid…”
Court records show St. Paul has five children (only one with [the 3-year-old’s mother, Francine Monique White) and has had his wages garnished by the government to pay child support for at least two of them.