Senator Gustavo Rivera Speaks Out Against GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino

Sen. Gustavo Rivera released this statement yesterday: “Rob Astorino has some explaining to do. Today, he was in the Bronx asking for votes, when only a few short years ago he insulted Bronx residents, negatively stereotyping us as “not people who necessarily can keep a house”, as “illegal immigrants” and as people who “need services.”  The Bronx is home to a vibrant patchwork of diverse New Yorkers, both new and established, both young and old.  Our State’s strength lies in its diversity and scapegoating entire communities is no way to earn support and win elections here. “

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