From The Politicker:
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Congressman Joe Crowley clashed in the backroom contest for City Council speaker. But the latter says it’s all good now.
Mr. Crowley, who chairs the Queens Democratic Party, told reporters this afternoon that he’s not dwelling on the speaker’s contest, where he got outmaneuvered behind the scenes by Mr. de Blasio and now-Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. The race culminated in a unanimous vote for Ms. Mark-Viverito last week.
“What’s behind us is behind us, we’re moving ahead, we’re moving forward,” Mr. Crowley said at a Three Kings Day event in Corona, Queens that the mayor attended, too. “The mayor has an incredibly large agenda ahead of him and for us as well and I’m focusing on my work in Washington to do my job to see if we can turn this country around.”