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The Big Apple Circus: How lawmakers from Queens to Crown Heights have taken over Washington D.C.

Added 12-08-19 12:13:02am EST - “For years, New Yorkers groused about being on the outside looking in at Capitol Hill. Now, Big Apple politics have taken over Washington, and the swamp that President Trump promised to drain when he was elected in 2016 is just stocked…” - Nydailynews.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nydailynews.com: “The Big Apple Circus: How lawmakers from Queens to Crown Heights have taken over Washington D.C.”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

For years, New Yorkers groused about being on the outside looking in on Capitol Hill. Now, Big Apple politics have taken over Washington, and the swamp that President Trump promised to drain when he was elected in 2016 is just stocked with a new brand of critters.

They are brash and bigger than life, like New Yorkers tend to be. But they are also bold and brilliant, as many New Yorkers are.

And with the impeachment spotlight as bright as any bulb on Broadway, this Plaza Suite of political players is not shrinking from the big stage.

Suddenly, in the Age of Trump, with impeachment looming like an opening night curtain, lawmakers from all corners of the five boroughs seem to be standing at the end of every corridor of power in Washington.

Gotham’s dominance comes as representatives from the nation’s largest city are setting the course for the country. The result is an old-fashioned street fight — the combative soul of New York — on full display.

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