Rudy Giuliani Cancels City Hall Appearance; Kerikphobia Suspected


Rudolph Giuliani was supposed to come to City Hall to endorse conservative Republican Michael Grimm in his race for the Staten Island Congressional nomination, but one day after announcing it, he’s canceled.

No reason is given, but we suspect he did not wish to be questioned by the press that would attend such an event on yesterday’s sentencing of Giuliani’s former police commissioner, Bernard Kerik.

Liz Benjamin notes that another Friend of Rudy, campaign bundler Rabbi Milton Balkany, was indicted yesterday. The Grimm campaign says Giuliani’s still endorsing, but that the formal ceremony would be “rescheduled.”


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