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For Immediate Release:
February 2, 2024

Suozzi Statement on Mazi Pilip’s Closed-Door Event with Extreme Republican Party Boss Mike Johnson

Pilip Hasn’t Held Public Campaign Event Since Last Week

Glen Cove, NY – Today, Mazi Pilip held another closed-door event with extreme Republican party boss Mike Johnson. The event is noteworthy, as Pilip hasn’t held a public campaign event since last Friday and she continues to refuse to debate Suozzi.

In response, Tom Suozzi released the following statement:

“Mazi Pilip’s closed-door event with Mike Johnson today makes one thing crystal clear: she will go to Washington to do the bidding of her Republican bosses, not the people of Long Island and Northeast Queens. Johnson is one of the most extreme members of the Republican Party. He wants to implement a national abortion ban, slash Social Security and Medicare, and block any progress on securing our border because he believes chaos will benefit Donald Trump in November.”

“The voters face a clear choice. I’ve been a bipartisan leader my entire career and I’m willing to work with Democrats and Republicans to get things done. Mazi Pilip has spent this campaign in hiding, emerging only to repeat talking points from her Republican bosses who want to ban abortion and continue the chaos at the border. She is unvetted, untested, unprepared, and she will only make things worse.”


Tom Suozzi, trained as an attorney and CPA, is the former Congressman for New York’s 3rd Congressional District, Nassau County Executive, and Mayor of Glen Cove. Tom has committed his 30-year public service career to delivering for his constituents. His philosophy of working with anyone who shares his goal of solving problems and delivering for his constituents has guided his career and led to notable accomplishments on issues including protecting the environment, common-sense gun safety, full access to reproductive health care, immigration, caring for our veterans, affordable healthcare, and fiscal responsibility.

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