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Posted on April 15th, 2016

In Julianne Cuba’s recent article, “Marty Golden says he’s pulling for Trump,” [] NYS Senator Marty Golden stated that he is “leaning Donald, so let’s see what happens, whoever the Republican party supports, that’s who I will support.”

This attitude is certainly not an indication of leadership, but only an inclination towards his own interest and to make sure that he covers his bases while “waiting for things to happen,” during this very important and historic Presidential campaign.

One would expect that the only person who is supposed to represent all Republicans in Brooklyn in the State Senate in Albany would lead the charge with so many divided Republican voters. Why isn’t he choosing the Republican candidate that he believes to be helpful to the Republican Party? Does he believe that none are beneficial to the Party? OR Is he waiting to see which Presidential candidate will be more beneficial to Marty Golden?

In our opinion, Marty Golden’s convenient lack of choice, by not choosing any of the three candidates for President who are battling for delegates in NY State and in Brooklyn, is another divisive tactic that clearly indicates insecurity and lack of conviction, especially for his Republican constituents. Apparently, lack of conviction for the betterment and growth of the Brooklyn GOP has become a familiar modus operandi for our esteemed State Senator. He has become the role model for taking advantage of a situation, like many dysfunctional Albany politicians, and he is obviously looking for the best “deal,” not just for April 19, but for his own political future.

We of the Fiorello LaGuardia Republican Organization have already come out with an endorsement supporting Donald Trump. No one else has taken a definitive stand.

We are not “waiting and seeing” what will happen, nor are we waiting for opportunistic circumstances to give an endorsement to a candidate that will not imply any political risk

All the Brooklyn Republican Leaders that support the endorsement of Donald Trump for President are working very hard to send their message to all the Republicans in the districts they represent.

We are not waiting

We are taking action and do what leaders do: LEADING THE WAY!

Our message is loud and clear, We Endorse Donald Trump for President!

Lucretia Regina-Potter

Republican District Leader 46 AD

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Fiorello LaGuardia GOP club endorses Trump

Posted on March 2nd, 2016

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Fiorello LaGuardia GOP club endorses Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Valdosta, Ga. on Monday. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Valdosta, Ga. on Monday. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

By Paula Katinas

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Leaders of a Republican club founded by Brooklyn GOP Chairman Arnaldo Ferraro have endorsed Donald Trump for president, citing his stand against illegal immigration as a major reason for their support of the billionaire real estate mogul.

The endorsement from the leadership of the Fiorello LaGuardia Republican Organization marks the first time an establishment GOP club in Brooklyn has backed Trump, one of the most controversial presidential candidates in recent memory.

Ferraro urged New York state GOP voters, who head to the polls on April 19 for the Republican presidential primary, to look past the controversy surrounding Trump and focus instead on his message.

The club leadership was impressed by Trump’s stand on many issues, according to Ferraro.

“We all agreed that the issues supported by Mr. Trump affect our country in a very positive way. There is pride in stating that we need to protect our borders, our veterans, and working middle-class families. Strengthening our military and protecting the interest of the American people is certainly of patriotic significance,” Ferraro said.

The Fiorello LaGuardia Republican Organization’s headquarters is located at 8024 17th Ave.

The endorsement was announced a few days before Super Tuesday, March 1, when millions of Republicans and Democrats alike in 11 states were expected to vote in primaries and caucuses.

Lucretia Regina-Potter, Republican district leader of the 46th Assembly District (AD), predicted that the endorsement by the LaGuardia Club will cause other political organizations to support Trump, the front-runner to win the GOP nomination for president.

She also predicted that Trump will win over many voters in the 46th AD in the Republican Primary. “The Trump family developed and built many communities in the 46th Assembly District, where many buildings still proudly display the Trump name after 50-plus years,” she said.

Anthony Bove, Regina-Potter’s co-leader of the 46th AD, said that the primary will prove that the LaGuardia Club is “on point” by endorsing Trump. “He presents issues in a realistic form without fear of political correctness or beating around the bush like so many other candidates do,” Bove said.

The 46th AD includes Sea Gate, Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights, Bay Ridge and Gravesend.

Trump’s candidacy has been awash in controversy since he announced in June that he was running for president.

His flame-throwing statements have included referring to undocumented Mexican immigrants entering the U.S. as rapists and drug dealers and his call for a ban on foreign-born Muslims from entering the U.S.

On Sunday, Trump appeared to waver in disavowing an endorsement from former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, telling Jake Tapper on CNN’s State of the Union that he didn’t know enough about Duke and would have to look into the matter. Two days earlier, however, he stated at a press conference that he had rejected the Duke endorsement.


March 1, 2016 – 12:49pm

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