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Republican candidates for governor mostly mum on gun solutions

May 27, 2022 12:36 pm

David Cruz reports at Gothamist about the reactions to the murder of 19 elementary school children and two adults in Texas from Republicans running for governor in New York. Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin Tweeted condolences. Andrew Giuliani, the son of former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, urged his Twitter followers to “pray together with me for them.” Millionaire hedge fund manager Harry Wilson called the shooting “unimaginable and unacceptable” on Twitter. Former Westchester County executive Rob Astorino called for “enhanced background checks” but criticized politicians who “rushed out to shamefully politicize this tragedy.” Read more about this story at Gothamist.