Rep. Lee Zeldin, GOP nominee for NY governor, attacked at campaign event near Rochester

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New York Daily News

A man attempted to stab Rep. Lee Zeldin, the Republican nominee for governor of New York, as he delivered a campaign speech near Rochester on Thursday night, according to his campaign and video from the event. Zeldin, a 42-year-old lawmaker who represents a Long Island district, grabbed the assailant’s wrist, and others present restrained the man before authorities took him into custody, said Katie Vincentz, a spokeswoman for the candidate. “Congressman Zeldin went back on stage to finish his remarks and thank the law enforcement officers who responded to the scene,” Vincentz wrote on Twitter….

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