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State Rep Donald Wong Congratulates Departing House Speaker Bob DeLeo On Career With Cigar

December 30, 2020

Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop) resigned from the State House and his post as Massachusetts House Speaker on Tuesday night, and received a positive response from his colleagues.

DeLeo, who held votes to pass an abortion expansion bill and override Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker on it, reportedly received a warm response from his colleagues on his final day in office.  That includes a positive response from state Representative Donald Wong (R-Saugus), who gave him a cigar, as Mike Deehan of GBH News reports.

“On his way out of the chamber, Speaker DeLeo elbow bumped, shook hands with and hugged a number of members. Rep. Wong even gave him a cigar. #mapoli,” Deehan wrote.

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