Koch endorses Turner, Howard,TL,STAFF

Koch backs Turner over Obama anger

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, District 24 on July 28, 2011 | No Comments

Former Mayor Ed Koch bucked his own party in endorsing Republican Bob Turner Monday and not state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Little Neck) to replace former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner in September’s special election, saying he wanted to “send a message” to President Barack Obama that voters in the district disapprove of his policy toward Israel. [...]