Former Mayor Ed Koch hoping to be released from hospital Thursday
After receiving at least two blood transfusions for anemia, former Mayor Ed Koch is awaiting test results and hoping to be released from NY Presbyterian/Cornell Weill Medical Center Thursday said his spokesman, George Arzt.
Koch, who turns 88 on Dec. 12, was hospitalized Tuesday, after losing his appetite and feeling weak.
The former mayor has been fielding calls from politicians including NCity Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, stateAssemb. David Weprin and. Rep. Eliot Engel wishing him well.
"But he doesn't care about that," Arzt sad. "All he cares about is why the Democrats haven't included Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in their platform, as they did four years ago," said Arzt, speaking from the Democratic Convention in Charlotte, N.C.