2020 Candidate Bill de Blasio Uses USWNT Parade to Campaign

Jul 10, 2019 - Fortune

New York City held a ticker-tape parade Wednesday morning to celebrate the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s fourth World Cup victory, and with all eyes on the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio took the opportunity to squeeze in some 2020 campaign points.

“If I were president of the United States, I would insist that Congress pass an amendment to the Amateur Sports Act requiring equal pay for men and women in all of our national sports teams,” de Blasio told CNN. “And if they didn’t...