While he may not want to emulate their results, New York City Mayor Eric Adams has sparked speculation he will follow in the footsteps of his last three predecessors by running for President of the United States.
Adams, just a little over a year into his first term and who has been rumored to be considering a bid for the presidency in the past, has raised over $1.27million for his re-election fund in that time, with half of that money coming from out-of-state donors, according to the NYC Campaign Finance Board.
That easily trumps the cash raised by former mayors Bill de Blasio ($7,997) and Rudy Giuliani ($719,760) who also both ran for president, though much later on in their time in office.
Adams, if he were to run despite crime continuing to rise in the Big Apple, would be fighting major historical precedent for the position, as no New York City mayor has successfully run for any since John T. Hoffman was elected governor in 1869.
While he may not want to emulate their…