NY Gov. Hochul rips Rep. Lee Zeldin over his defense of far-right Long Island Loud Majority political group
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NEW YORK — Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday ripped her Republican rival, Rep. Lee Zeldin of Long Island, after he declined to denounce a far-right, pro-Trump political group. “I would just say it’s important to meet some of these people,” Zeldin said when asked about the group, the Long Island Loud Majority, and whether he condemns extremists in an interview with WNYW-TV published Wednesday. The Long Island Loud Majority has supported Zeldin in his surprisingly competitive bid to topple Hochul, a Democrat. He appeared to express doubt that the group is made up of “right-wing” extremists. Hochul c...