Audio: Park Slope Congresswoman Says She’ll ‘Act Up’ Against Trump


Audio: Park Slope Congresswoman Says She’ll ‘Act Up’ Against Trump

PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN — Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke said Friday that while she hopes to be able to work with President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to benefit her constituents, she is “not going to stand quietly” if their policies hurt her district. Clarke, who represents parts of Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Flatbush, Ditmas Park, Windsor Terrace and Brownsville, skipped Trump’s inauguration on Friday, opting instead to visit the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger.

In a Monday statement explaining her decision, Clarke said “the 2016 presidential election lacks integrity” due to Russian interference.

Asked Friday if Trump’s election …

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