Tag: reactions

Brooklyn pols react to first presidential debate

Biden and Trump at podiums for debate

Jul. 1, 2024 By Kirstyn Brendlen

Local Democratic leaders are largely standing behind President Joe Biden as the party nominee after his shaky performance at last week’s debate left many Democrats uncertain.

Anger, relief and denial: Brooklynites react to Trump’s hush-money conviction

Trump speaking outside Trump Tower

Jun. 3, 2024 By Adam Daly & Kirstyn Brendlen

A Manhattan jury’s decision to convict former president Donald Trump in his hush-money case sent shockwaves through the U.S. on May 30 — but for the embattled pol’s longtime supporters in southern Brooklyn, not much has changed.