NYC Mayor's Office Reviews Past Week In 60 Seconds - Roosevelt Island Gristedes Supermaket Owner/Radio Talk Show Host John Catsimatidis Interviews Mayor de Blasio And NYC Press Corp Not Happy With Mayor's Transparency
From the NYC Twitterverse
Roosevelt Island Gristedes Supermarket chain owner, real estate developer, billionaire oilman, former NYC Mayoral candidate and entrepreneur John Catsimatidis is also host of a Sunday morning radio talk show - the Cats Round Table on AM 970.WATCH: In less than 60 seconds, get caught up on the past week in NYC. https://t.co/QJ5F27T8ts via @nycedc @NYCSchools @fdny @nyc_media— NYC Mayor's Office (@NYCMayorsOffice) November 8, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio was among the guests this morning on the Cats Roundtable. Take a listen to Mr. Catsimatidis interview today with Mayor de Blasio.
Mayor de Blasio has been criticized recently by some in the NYC press corps for not taking questions on topics he does not want to discuss. According to CBS New York:video of Cats after a 2013 R debate saying he donated to BdB in the past https://t.co/BSwlXkn1Ir https://t.co/JyJRcbAMKA— Ben Max (@TweetBenMax) November 4, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio campaigned on a pledge to be the most transparent mayor ever.
But CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported the mayor was aggressively trying to control the message Wednesday – taking reporters’ questions only about once a week on topics he has not pre-approved....
Marcia Kramer confronts @KarenHinton on why the mayor won't answer questions pic.twitter.com/tIzSa0Duk8— Erin Durkin (@erinmdurkin) November 4, 2015
On November 6, Mayor de Blasio took questions from the NYC Press Corp on a variety of issues
including off topic subjects.