Hochul prepares to roast state Capitol reporters, Albany pols

Gov. Kathy Hochul will once more strive her hand at comedy to a crowd of Albany wonks Wednesday night time as a part of the annual satirical efficiency by the state Capitol press corps.

Hochul–together with different Albany pols–will definitely discover herself on the butt finish of many jokes ready by the Legislative Correspondents Association, which has been placing on the occasion for 122 years.

“Favorite beer since high school,” Hochul notably remarked throughout final 12 months’s present after tossing again a Genesee pink eye whereas donning Buffalo Bills gear.

Gov. Kathy Hochul will again deliver a rebuttal address at this year's show put on by state capitol reporters.
Gov. Kathy Hochul will once more ship a rebuttal tackle at this 12 months’s present placed on by state capitol reporters. Pablo Esparza/AP Content Services for OGS
Hochul is set to roast members of the media and Albany lawmakers.
Hochul is ready to roast members of the media and Albany lawmakers. AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File

This 12 months’s present — which has a “Barbie” theme following the 2023 summer season blockbuster — consists of rebuttal addresses by Hochul, in addition to Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R-Oswego) and a video ready by Rep. Mike Lawler (R-Rockland).

“In politics, I mean, we know we’re not funny people naturally, so it’s going to take a little work,” Barclay advised Spectrum News in an interview previewing the present.

Proceeds from the annual occasion go to the Regional Foodbank of Northeastern New York.

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