At Least One Republican Chairman Wants Bloomberg

Staten Island Republican chairman John Friscia indicated in a conversation I had with him this morning that he’s planning to support Michael Bloomberg in a G.O.P. primary.
Bloomberg is looking for the support of three of the city’s five Republican county chairs to allow him to participate in the primary despite not being a registered member of the party.
He’ll almost certainly need Friscia. Two of the other chairs have been so critical of Bloomberg in recent days that it’s getting hard to see how they’ll be able to reverse themselves.
From the interview with Friscia, in which the chairman says that he can envision supporting another Republican only if Bloomberg were prevented by the courts from running:
“I like [John] Catsimatidis very much and he’s been terrifically supportive of the party.

At Least One Republican Chairman Wants Bloomberg