Actions

Cynthia Nixon visits Albany for first time as candidate for New York governor

default.png
Posted at 6:34 PM, Mar 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-26 18:34:31-04

Cynthia Nixon used her first trip to Albany since announcing her bid for New York governor, to blast the state's current governor.

The "Sex and the City" star and public education advocate called Gov. Andrew Cuomo a bully and a "wannabe Republican" and member of Albany's "old boys club," who is touting himself as a Republican. 

She said Cuomo has failed to ensure equal opportunities for poor and minority students, and also faulted his effort to combat government corruption.

Last week, Nixon announced she will challenge Cuomo in September's Democratic primary for governor.

The Associated Press reached out to Cuomo's campaign for a response. Messages were not immediately returned.

Take WKBW Everywhere, on all your devices.  Download below!

Phone or Tablet: Apple, Android
Set-top Device: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Alexa

Personalize your news, get the latest 7 First Alert Forecast, and watch 7 Eyewitness News video wherever, whenever.

Learn more here about what 7 Eyewitness News provides on all these devices.