Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), whose district includes parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan’s Upper West Side, was one of the few lawmakers brave enough to take a bite out of this one, telling ITK in an email, “If this means more jobs for New York, bring on the sharks.”

While Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandDemocrats turn on Al Franken Report: Franken will resign Thursday Minnesota's largest newspaper calls on Franken to resign MORE’s (D-N.Y.) spokeswoman, Bethany Lesser, said her boss’s kids were too young for “Sharknado,” so she “hasn’t seen it,” she noted, “New Yorkers are resilient and can survive anything, even fake sharks.”

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) was also supportive, offering up a pun-tastic response through her office: “It makes sense — everyone wants a bite of the Big Apple.”
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