Eric Adams on the Murdoch Statement

ALBANY—I caught State Senator Eric Adams outside the chamber and asked him for his thoughts on Rupert Murdoch's apology over a cartoon that Adams and other decried as racist.

His reaction is below, including a defense of his decision to burn copies of the Post at a rally this weekend.

Yesterday, I asked Majority Leader Malcolm Smith what his thoughts were on the cartoon, and his response was much more muted.

"Right now, I'm focused on the budget and trying to get the stimulus package money out,"he said. Eric Adams on the Murdoch Statement