Visibly frustrated Eric Adams On Tuesday, reporters asked him questions after he admitted that he went on a secret Caribbean vacation during his time in the United States. once-in-a-lifetime storm slammed New York City.
The mayor answered reporters when asked where he was on Thursday and Friday just before Christmas, while some parts of the city were under water. vacation to the US Virgin Islands.
“I was amazed to see how you responded,” He told reporters that it was his second Christmas without his mom and that he was living in an apartment. “state of depression.”
“After 365 days of commitment to this city, I decided to take two days to reflect on mommy,” He said: “and to watch how you responded to my two days out of this city was really alarming.”
“So, if I take time off to get my mental capacity together, so I can take this city through the crisis, I deserve those two days,” He spoke defensively.
Questions have been raised about the transparency required by the Mayor’s Office regarding Adams’ travels following his sudden disappearance from public view on Thursday. New York Post.
“Every mayor traveled away,” He said: “I deserve private time. I’m a believer of that. I deserve to walk out of a building without a reporter hiding behind a flower pot, without someone following me.”
“Nowhere in the city charter does it state that I have to report to the New York City press where my whereabouts are, and I’m not going to do that,” He added: “And I’m not going to apologize for having the mental and physical capacity that’s needed to do the second most difficult job in politics in America.”
According to reports, his defensiveness was triggered by a New York Post reporter who asked “What trigger is he using to come back?”
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