Here’s video of Governor David Paterson’s question-and-answer session with Observer editor Kyle Pope and former councilman Ken Fisher, in which the governor talks about the state’s fiscal woes, what it will be like not to be standing for reelection, and how his resignation—at least as of yesterday—is completely off the table.
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Here, a slideshow from this morning’s breakfast with Governor Paterson, hosted by the Observer.
For coverage of Governor Paterson’s remarks, see this morning’s stories:
‘Day of Reckoning Is Here’
Paterson Not Sure Why People Are Talking About Him Resigning
Paterson: Furloughs Not Off the Table
Race Is Not a Factor
Observer editor Kyle Pope asked David Paterson if he has been able to put his finger on the rumors swirling around his administration. “Going back over the last several months, there have been some hideous and unsubstantiated rumors,” Mr. Paterson said. “None of those speculations came to fruition. So this is a separate issue Read More
The first question from Observer editor Kyle Pope to Governor David Paterson was whether he still had “moral” authority to lead the state for the rest of the year.
Mr. Paterson shot back that indeed, he does.
“I’m the governor, that’s why you invited me,” he said, which elicited applause from the audience.
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The Observer‘s 8 a.m. event with Governor David Paterson got off the ground around 8:45.
The Mr. Paterson made a quiet entrance into Club 101 in midtown for a one-on-one (or one-on-two, as it was) with former city councilman Ken Fisher and Observer editor Kyle Pope.
The flashbulbs went off as the governor emerged. The Read More