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Wed Sep 19, 2018, 08:04 AM

Cuomo, Democrats targeting Trump in general election

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo led dozens of Democratic elected officials and nominees Tuesday in presenting a united front at a Manhattan rally where speakers took turns stressing that President Donald Trump was their common general-election foil.

“We finished the primaries. We are now going to unify as a Democratic Party,” said Cuomo, who handily defeated actor and activist Cynthia Nixon last Thursday to seize the party nomination.

Aiding in the visual of New York Democrats coming together was Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appearance alongside Cuomo. The mayor and the governor have feuded regularly, but on Tuesday had only compliments for each other.

“We’re the big tent party. We have differences, we have debates,” Cuomo said. “But at the end of the day, we come together .  .  . because what unifies us is stronger than what divides us.”

Read more: https://www.newsday.com/news/region-state/cuomo-democrats-election-1.21111584

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