Andrew Yang Advises NYC Leaders Of 2021 Mayoral Bid

The New York Times reports:

Andrew Yang, the former tech executive who gained a national following as a Democratic presidential candidate, has been privately telling New York City leaders that he intends to run for mayor next year.

Mr. Yang is not expected to announce his bid until next month, but with the Democratic primary less than seven months away, he has begun to make overtures to several of the city’s political power brokers.

He met with Corey Johnson, the speaker of the City Council, in a video call on Tuesday to seek his advice about running for mayor.

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