Maya Wiley, Former de Blasio Lawyer, Announces Mayoral Bid

NEW YORK

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Maya Wiley, former legal counsel to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, announced her bid to succeed him as mayor in 2021.

The 56-year-old civil rights attorney and former media commentator touted

Former de Blasio lawyer Maya Wiley launches mayoral bid

Former de Blasio legal counsel Maya Wiley hit her ex-boss for his leadership failures in a new video Wednesday night announcing her 2021 mayoral bid.

The 56-year-old civil rights attorney and former MSNBC commentator — who has never held elected office — touts her outsider status in the three-minute spot.