Gov. Cuomo made his re-election pitch to GOP powerbrokers at the Harvard Club Thursday, with attendees saying he sought to strike a politically moderate, fiscally conservative tone while urging them to return a Democrat to the state’s highest office.
“He was strong. He expressed his ideas. He was good,” one of the hosts, financier Donald Marron, told the Daily News after the morning meetup.
“It was not a political kind of a talk. He talked about the city, what’s been accomplished, what should be accomplished. He talked about lowering taxes,” Marron (
“He talked about fracking a little bit [and the] big study of the health impact on New York.”
Outside the club, penned in by police barricades, about 100 demonstrators waved signs and chanted, urging Cuomo to push for an increase in the
“Everywhere the governor goes, whether it’s upstate or downstate, [there] the anti-fracking movement will be, demanding that he do the right thing and protect our health and safety,” said …