GOP Leader to KT: Enough

Manhattan GOP chairman James Ortenzio, one of KT McFarland’s strongest backers, has apparently asked her to drop out of the race after lackluster fund-raising and the airing of ugly family business that has distracted and damaged her flagging campaign.

McFarland’s press secretary, Morgan Ortagus-Dobbs, denied any notion of pressure from Ortenzio.

“I just asked KT,” said Ortagus-Dobbs after putting the Observer on hold. “And she said she has received no such phone call.”