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Senior Democrat caught on hot mic at protest saying 'if I didn't have a primary I wouldn't care'

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

'In the context of running for re-election, I thought it was important for people to know where I stand, that's why I asked to speak'
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Democratic Congressman Elliot Engel caught on a hot mic saying he 'wouldn't care' to speak about Black Lives Matter protests if he wasn't facing a primary challenge

Democratic Congressman Elliot Engel caught on a hot mic saying he 'wouldn't care' to speak about Black Lives Matter protests if he wasn't facing a primary challenge

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel was caught on a hot mic saying he "wouldn't care" about speaking at a Tuesday news conference about protests against police brutality if he wasn't facing a primary challenge.
"If I didn't have a primary, I wouldn't care," Engel said, in footage taken by News 12 the Bronx, after asking Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz to give him time to speak.
Engel is facing his first strong primary challenge in 20 years from Jamaal Bowman, a progressive former Bronx middle school principal.
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