“I plan to run,” Andrew Giuliani, who served as an aide to former President Donald Trump, told the Washington Examiner
in an interview published Wednesday.
Giuliani’s gubernatorial bid could set up a high stakes, headline-grabbing showdown with Andrew Cuomo,
should the embattled incumbent Democratic governor
decide to seek a fourth term. But Giuliani would face a steep uphill battle in the heavily Democratic state, and his candidacy could help hand another win to the party as his proximity to Trump would likely be seen as a liability in a state where the former President is widely unpopular.
“I believe I can win the race,” Giuliani told the Examiner. “I think I’m the right candidate, and this is the right time to help change New York State, and we’ve got a playbook that works.”
“Outside of anybody named Trump, I think I have the best chance to win and take the state back, and I think…