It’s rare for a president to inject himself into statewide politics and a host of New York political insiders with ties to several House Democrats say they’re angry that Obama even got involved
Israel was poised to announce his candidacy until the president intervened with a Friday afternoon phone call in an effort to clear the field for Gillibrand, a source told FOX News, calling the move “messy.”
“This is a tough, heartfelt decision for me. I have received encouragement to pursue this fight from all corners of our great state,” Israel said in a statement.
What do you think, is it ok for a president to get in the middle of a State campaign?