Cranston Republican Mayor Allan Fung launched his second run for governor of Rhode Island on Tuesday, armed for battle against Democrat incumbent Gina Raimondo.
“I told you I’d be back!” Fung, 47, told cheering supporters packed into a space-for-lease in the Chapel View shopping plaza, for his long-anticipated announcement.
After losing to Raimondo in 2014, Fung said he made an implicit promise: “If our governor couldn’t turn things around, I would be back, back to take on the status quo, the entrenched special interests, and the dysfunction on Smith Hill.
“Well, our governor has failed miserably and it’s time to lead our state in a better direction,” Fung said.
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