Gov. Andrew Cuomo hit the campaign trail and made a stop in Kingston Sunday morning. The rally was held at the Andy Murphy III Midtown Neighborhood Center. According to a report by the Daily Freeman, the governor was in town pushing his reelection campaign and also working the Democratic base. 

On hand for the event was Kingston Mayor Steve Nobel, Ulster County Executive Michael Hein and Dutchess County Comptroller Robin Lois. All of them are Democrats and each spoke at the morning rally. Also on hand were candidates running for the New York’s 19th Congressional District, plus 46th State Senate District and 41st District candidates. Those seats are currently held by longtime Republicans.

In his speech, he attacked President Trump, saying he’s taking the country in a direction most people don’t want to go and he’s gotten other members of the government to drink “the Kool-aid.” Cuomo also attacked Congressional and state Republicans on a number of issues, new tax law, immigration, abortion and the environment.

The governor said the Hudson Valley is ground zero for the 2018 election cycle and said this election is the most important of his lifetime.

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