“I am disgusted to learn that an Asian American man was pushed into the subway tracks in Long Island City and is now currently being treated in the hospital for his injuries.
“As police search for the suspect responsible for this horrendous attack, I am directing the New York State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to offer their assistance in the investigation.
“Hate and violence have no place in New York – period. We will not let bigotry and cowardly acts of violence divide us. Instead, we will continue to stand united against hate in all its forms and celebrate our state’s diversity.”