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N.Y. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand pledges to not run for president if she wins midterm: 'I will serve my six-year term'
|Last Edited||IndyGeorgia Oct 25, 2018 03:48pm|
|Media||Newspaper - New York Daily News|
|News Date||Thursday, October 25, 2018 07:15:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||Kirsten Gillibrand says 2020 is not on her horizon. |
The junior New York senator vowed Thursday that she will not mount a challenge against President Trump in the next general election if she wins her midterm race next month.
“I will serve my six-year term,” Gillibrand, 51, said when asked about her presidential prospects during an at times heated debate in Manhattan against her GOP challenger Chele Farley.
Farley, a Trump-endorsed conservative who serves as the financial chair for New York’s Republican Party, scoffed at Gillibrand’s pledge.
“Honestly, I don’t believe that,” Farley, 51, said during the ABC News-moderated debate, criticizing her opponent for spending time in five states other than New York in the past month, including New Hampshire, a crucial state in presidential elections because of its early primaries.
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