Clinton’s Subway Ride Broke NY Rules
After an awkward encounter on the NYC subway, it turns out Hillary Clinton might have broken a law used to prevent buskers and salesmen on the subway.
“According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Rules of Conduct, the subway system is for transporting riders to their destinations, and nothing else. But the rules list several exceptions, including “campaigning”. So far, so good, Hillary Clinton,” The Guardian reports.
The Hill reports:
During her ride, Clinton interacted with subway patrons while flanked by security and media.
The MTA rule is in place to prevent performers and musicians, who often legally perform on subway platforms, from carrying their acts into the cars.
Clinton’s trip caught attention from the media when she struggled with a subway turnstile, swiping her card multiple times to get through.
Both Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders are campaigning in New York ahead of the state’s April 19 primary.