Senator Schumer makes it out to the fair with hours to spare

New York State Fair

GEDDES, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — What would the New York State Fair be without a visit from Senator Chuck Schumer? The Minority Leader says Mother Nature got him to Central New York a little later than he planned.

“There was bad storms in New York City so it took me a while. So I sat on the runway for a couple hours, but I’m here,” Schumer said in the middle of greeting fairgoers. “It gets better every year and it’s exciting and it’s great and it brings people from all over New York State, from all over the country, they see what a great area Central New York is. I love the fair and I haven’t eaten all day and a sausage and pepper sandwich is right where I’m headed.”

Here’s a little fun fact: Schumer has never missed the New York State Fair since becoming a senator.

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