“I didn’t realize it was a significant race,” Khanna said Wednesday.
As leader of the Democratic Party in the New York borough, Crowley has a strong political base in Queens and isn’t expected to lose the June 26 race.
“I think if I had rescinded the endorsement it would’ve been [embarrassing],” Khanna told POLITICO. ”
Khanna continued to respond to criticism on Wednesday from progressives questioning why he didn’t pull his endorsement of Crowley completely. He didn’t. Let’s have his back.