New York Democrat Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Jerry Nadler recently exchanged barbs over who the credit belongs to for obtaining funds for New York City’s 2nd Avenue Subway, which runs through Maloney’s district.
The two long-time lawmakers, colleagues, and House committee chairs are running against each other in the August 23 primary for the first time, as a court-ordered redistricting map merged the East and West sides of Manhattan into one 12th Congressional District.
The latest feud between the two is over who should take the credit for providing the first part of the 2nd Avenue subway line that first opened in 2017 and runs through the Upper East Side, which is in Maloney’s current congressional district.
The New York Post noted that Maloney has the biggest claim for advocating for
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