De Blasio 'absolutely' welcome at Columbus Day Parade after 2020 snub
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Disgraced ex-Gov. Cuomo — a proud Italian-American and staunch defender of Christopher Columbus — wasn't invited to Monday's Columbus Day Parade, according to a source.
That's amore.

Mayor Bill de Blasio is welcome at this year's Columbus Day Parade — unlike last year, when the city's Italian-American fathers snubbed their paisano mayor.

"Absolutely. We welcome the mayor, we respect the mayor," Angelo Vivolo, chairman of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, said Friday, without explaining the change of heart.

The mayor, who has had a long-running beef with the city's Italian-American community wasn't invited to last year's virtual event.

His flack Rich Azzopardi declined to comment — but…
Conor Skelding
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