Yassky on Hillary’s Brooklyn Visit

I just spoke to David Yassky, the Brooklyn councilman and comptroller candidate who was in on Hillary Clinton’s closed-press two-hour backroom meeting with Brooklyn politicians late yesterday afternoon.

Yassky said that Clinton turned in an “uber-impressive” performance, fielding questions dealing with, among other things, the persistently high unemployment rate for young African-American males, energy policy and President Vladimir Putin. (The Russia question came from an Assemblyman from Brighton Beach.)

“In Brooklyn you get a very wide range of issues and interests,” Yassky said.

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