Carl Paladino
A Republican candidate for Congress in western New York said in an interview that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland “should be executed,” before later clarifying that he wasn’t being serious.
New York’s Republican Party chair, Nick Langworthy, announced a run for Congress on Friday, a day after another serious contender for a seat representing western New York drew criticism over admiring remarks he’d made about Adolf Hitler.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A decision on whether a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama should remain on a school board is expected in several weeks.
NEW YORK (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said in separate appearances Monday that he stands up for the rights of everyone, including gays, but thinks young children shouldn’t be exposed to homosexuality, especially at gay pride parades.