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The World's Tallest Politician Is From New York


Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with congratulations to the world's tallest politician. He's from New York. He is not Donald Trump, said to be over 6 feet, nor Bill de Blasio, the mayor, who is 6'5". Robert Cornegy Jr. is a member of the city council representing Bedford-Stuyvesant. The Guinness World Records people certified him as the tallest male politician at 6-foot-10. It is said that the tallest presidential candidates usually win. So Mr. Cornegy, here's your chance. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.