You are NOT supposed to ‘campaign’ for spots Bill.…
Pelosi is pushing former congressman Sean Patrick Maloney….
Watch out, America!
Bill de Blasio still wants to do to the rest of the country what he did to the city — but this time as a member of President Biden’s Cabinet, The Post has learned.
The widely reviled former mayor and failed Democratic presidential contender is lobbying to succeed Labor Secretary Martin Walsh, a source familiar with the matter said Thursday.
“The mayor has had his eye on the Biden administration for a long time and now he sees an opening and he’s making his case for labor secretary to the White House,” said the source, who has close ties to the West Wing.
“He’s calling friends in the Biden administration to help make his case and push his candidacy.”…
De Blasio faces competition from former congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, who in November was ousted from his seat in Congress by Republican Mike Lawler.
Maloney’s humiliating loss came while he was chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and it was among the defeats that gave Republicans control of the House.
But Maloney is being backed by Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), with the powerful former two-time House speaker calling the White House and labor leaders to support him, NBC News reported Thursday, citing sources with knowledge of her actions.
De Blasio’s most recent job was as a resident fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School Institute of Politics, where he was confronted by one of his students for trying to end the test for admission to the city’s elite high schools, The Post revealed in November….
Labor Sec. has to confirmed by the US Senate….
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