Former de Blasio lawyer Maya Ville Meyer launches the bid

Former De Blasio legal adviser Maya Ville hit out at her ex-boss for failing to lead her in a new video announcing her 2021 mayoral bid on Wednesday night.

The year-old civil rights attorney and former MSNBC critic – who has never held an elected position – handles his external position in a three-minute space.

“I’m not a traditional candidate, but it’s not a risk to change,” he says from the sidewalk of his leafy Prospect Park South neighborhood in Brooklyn.

“Elections of the same kind of people, bringing back the same old broken promises over and over again and expecting things to be different, which we can’t afford right now,” he says, two of the leading candidates for membership – city controller Scott Stringer and Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams.

“Our 24,000 neighbors, friends and family members are not losing their lives to this epidemic and the historic economic crisis that is shutting down our small businesses, the backbone of our economy. Millions of New Yorkers are not surprised at how they will feed their children and pay their rent.

“And not with a crisis of confidence in our city’s leadership,” she says, handling the coronavirus epidemic and Black Lives Matter protests over her former boss who faced criticism from the political wing.

But Ville de Blasio’s “Tell Two to Two Cities” echoes the mayor’s campaign mantra, saying he wants to build a “stronger, better and more just city.”

Former de Blasio legal counsel Maya Ville
Former de Blasio legal counsel Maya VilleAP by SP

And after nearly three years of serving as De Blasio’s top lawyer for the first time, he will have to work hard to keep himself away from Heisner.

During that time, she defended the mayor in a fundraising scandal and supported communications with independent aides known as “agents of the city.” De Blasio was later forced to hand over emails following a lawsuit by the Post and NY1.

Ville The mayor, along with Democratic State Sen. Mike Ginaris, family members and other supporters, plans to make the mayor’s office official on Thursday at the public plaza in front of the Brooklyn Museum.

Beyond Stringer and Adams, Ville enters a crowded area of ​​Democratic contenders. Among the declared or potential candidates is former De Blasio Sanitation Commissioner Catherine Garcia, former Veterans Services Commissioner of the Administration Reit. Brigadier General Lori Sutton, former Obama cabinet member Shawn Donovan and nonprofit leader Diane Morales.

Republicans who have launched campaigns or are exploring bids include Curtis Sliva, founder of the Guardian Angels, grocery mogul John Catas Tsimatidis, and Rewandrew Giuliani, son of former mayor Rudy Giuliani.