Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul reiterated her ability to lead New York — and said she’d run for governor next year — in an interview on NBC News on Thursday.
“I’m prepared for this. I’ve led a life working in every level of government from Congress to local government,” Hochul said in her first televised interview as the next governor.
“I am the most prepared person to assume this responsibility, and I’m going to ask the voters at some point for their faith in me again, but right now, I need their faith, I need their prayers, and I need their support to make sure we get this right.”
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Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will become New York’s first female governor on August 24th, and in an interview on Thursday, she announced she would run for governor in 2022. In the same interview, she hinted at future policy and mask mandates for schools. https://t.co/dH3M7DPULU
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