New York lawmaker spotted helping mother duck and ducklings cross busy street

New York lawmaker spotted helping mother duck and ducklings cross busy street
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Why did the mother duck and her ducklings cross the road? Because they knew their local representative was there to stop the traffic and they'd safely get to the other side. 

A viral video shows New York Rep. Kathleen RiceKathleen Maura RiceHouse lawmakers to launch probe into DHS excluding NY from Trusted Traveler Program New York lawmaker spotted helping mother duck and ducklings cross busy street Minnesota AG Keith Ellison says racism is a bigger problem than police behavior; 21 states see uptick in cases amid efforts to reopen MORE (D) and several others helping to stop traffic once they noticed a mother duck and her ducklings were trying to cross the busy intersection. 

Rice responded on Twitter after she was identified in the video, saying: "Proud to serve every New Yorker, including those with webbed feet."