Martin Luther King Jr. Day
At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
The senator was chosen by congressional leaders for what is seen as a coveted and historic post in Washington.
Observances are being held across the country today in honor of what would have been the 83rd birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.