Lawmakers welcome ‘Sharknado’ sequel to NYC


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 Gillibrand’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.”

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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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