GOP Congressman Lee Zeldin has been our representative in the 1st District since he won his first election in 2014. As one of Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters, he has figured prominently in my work as a Democratic activist fighting against the Trump agenda. He is a leading figure in my book “The Resistance and Me,” as well as the subject of many of my blog posts on my website.
I have gotten to know the real Zeldin, who this year has abandoned reelection and is running to be governor. I can assure you that Lee Zeldin is far too radical for New York.
While Zeldin has parlayed his avid Trump support into regular appearances on Fox News, beneath the surface of that fame is the empty congressional career of a far-right extremist — and our district has suffered for it.
Zeldin pretends to be a bipartisan moderate, yet he voted with the Trump agenda every time. He voted for the Trump tax bill that … [more]