Congressman Peter King Endorses Anthony Weiner Challenger Bob Turner in 9th CD

Oct 01, 2010, 16:46 ET from Bob Turner for Congress

GLENDALE, N.Y. Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthony Weiner challenger Bob Turner, GOP candidate for Congress in New York's 9th CD, picked up another key endorsement today, that of Congressman Peter King.

King said: "Bob Turner is a businessman candidate who represents the force for positive change in this country. He wants smaller government, greater accountability and lower taxes for all Americans. Bob's views, values and business experience will be a great asset to our government. As a Republican Congressman from New York, I fully support him. I look forward to working side-by-side with Bob Turner to bring change by representing the voice of our fellow New Yorkers in the House of Representatives."

Turner said: "It is an honor to have the support of Congressman King, for whom I have tremendous respect. As a fellow Republican from the NY boroughs we have much in common in our values and positions. I look forward to the opportunity to serve the residents of the 9th CD while working alongside a gentleman like Peter King."

Turner has lived his entire life in the neighborhoods of the 9th District. He was raised in Woodhaven as the eldest of three sons, and raised his own family in Richmond Hill. He now resides in Rockaway Point.

He spent 40 years of his career in the highly competitive television industry. His first job was as a clerk for ABC-TV, launching a rewarding career in broadcasting, advertising, TV program production and distribution. As President, CEO or Chairman, Turner has started up and managed companies large and small.  While his family life was centered on the Ninth District, Turner's career took him around the globe as he conducted business and formed programming partnerships in places from Tbilisi to Delhi, Manila to Moscow. He is a U.S. Army veteran (1962-64, Rank SP5, Honorable Discharge).  

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