NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — As polls show Bill de Blasio pulling away from the Democratic pack in the race for mayor, his party rivals zeroed in on attacking him during their final debate Tuesday night.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and former city Comptroller Bill Thompson, who appear to be fighting for the right to meet de Blasio in a runoff — if there is a runoff — took the public advocate to task for flip-flopping on issues such as term limits, for what Quinn called “pie-in-the-sky” promises about education and for accepting campaign donations from building owners who appeared on a slumlord watch list.READ MORE: Broadway Theaters Can Reopen At 100% Capacity On Sept. 14, Gov. Cuomo Says
“It’s Bill talking out of both sides of his mouth,” Quinn said. “Making a list that’s supposed to help tenants, but really it ended up becoming a campaign fundraising list.”