Ignizio promises not to support Straniere
Ignizio knocked Straniere out of office in a Republican primary in 2004 and wants nothing to do with him;
Ignizio defeated Straniere in a 2004 GOP Assembly primary, ending Straniere's 24-year career in the Legislature, and tonight said that he "will not be supporting Bob Straniere for Congress."
Ignizio would not say who he would back in the race, but it's thought that some Island Republicans will throw their support behind Independence Party pick Carmine Morano in the campaign.
It is rather telling of your character when elected Republican officials would rather see the seat flip than to support you. Will Straniere even break 40% in the general election? Heck will he even survive the primary? I hear they are rough.