Mayor Bill de Blasio gave the speech at Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project fundraiser last night, but he insisted Chirlane McCray’s presence had more significance. “If the first lady shows up, it must be a really important event,” he said. “I’m not upset that she got on the cover of New York Magazine before me,” he added. “There’s no tension at home over that, I want you to know.” Noted!
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