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Andrew Yang Helps Photographer Facing Attack on Staten Island Ferry

Source: NBC New York

A photographer who was shoved by a man who then came at him with a metal pole during a trip on the Staten Island ferry on Friday was able to get out of harm’s way when New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang intervened.

Spencer Platt, a photographer with Getty Images, said he was on the top deck of the boat heading toward Staten Island around 11 a.m., talking on the phone after taking some photos of Yang, who was headed to campaign events. Platt said when he turned around, the man was “just right in my face, like an inch away.”

The man pushed him, sending him down onto a bench, and Platt said he saw he was carrying some kind of metal rod.

Read more: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/andrew-yang-helps-photographer-facing-attack-on-staten-island-ferry/2913704/

Ivanka Trump won't challenge Rubio for Senate seat in 2022

Source: The Hill

Ivanka Trump will not challenge Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) for his Senate seat in 2022, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to The Hill.

The New York Times first reported the development on Thursday, citing an unidentified source who told the newspaper that Trump was not considering a Senate bid, despite rumors that she would primary Rubio in the next election.

“Marco did speak with Ivanka a few weeks ago,” Nick Iacovella, a spokesman for Rubio, told the Times. “Ivanka offered her support for Marco’s reelection. They had a great talk.”


Rubio, who was first elected by the state back in 2010. will be running for his third term in the Senate next year.

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/539407-ivanka-trump-wont-challenge-rubio-for-his-senate-seat-in-2022-report
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