Holding Hillary Clinton's Feet to the Fire
(Excerpt) Manhattan Jewish Sentinel - October 7, 1999 - Walter Ruby
The president of the Orthodox Union is running out of patience with
Hillary Rodham Clinton. Nearly three months after the First Lady and
presumptive New York senatorial candidate wrote a letter to OU President
Mandell Ganchrow...Rodham Clinton's staff has not even contacted the OU
to set a date...
Ganchrow denied that he and the OU are in effect favoring Rodham
Clinton's expected rival in the 2000 New York senatorial race, Mayor
Rudolph Giuliani. Still, Ganchrow praised the major for his "forthright
and unambiguous stands on Jerusalem, Jonathan Pollard and other issues
of importance to us."..
Ganchrow was asked whether he has not been signaling a clear
preference for Giuliani over Rodham Clinton, especially given the
prominent role the mayor played in helping the OU to open its new
national headquarters in Lower Manhattan last month; an occasion the
mayor used to express support for a presidential commutation of Jonathan
Pollard's sentence..."I won't hide that we have a wonderful relationship
with the mayor, who has forthrightly supported positions we have taken."
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