Bill de Blasio says his role in Mets sale isn't personal, and process is 'winding down'

NEW YORK — Weeks ago, it seemed preposterous that Mayor Bill de Blasio would rather continue fielding questions about his role in the Mets sale than direct all of his energy on keeping his residents safe amid the coronavirus pandemic. But here we are.De Blasio responded Thursday to the latest inquiries about his office grandstanding and dragging its feet on the signing over of a Citi Field lease transfer that was expected to be just a formality. De Blasio said Thursday he spoke to Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to inform him that his office has a “legal responsibility” and it i…

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