Incoming City Councilor Michelle Wu gathered her supporters in the downstairs of a Back Bay restaurant Monday night to say thank you for the time and effort that buoyed her to City Hall.
But Wu made no public mention of the controversy swirling around her recent decision to support conservative Bill Linehan’s bid to become City Council president. She opted instead to focus on the celebratory nature of the event, telling the crowd of about 100 that she was humbled by their support.
“This is an effort based on collaboration and inclusion,” she said from atop a table at Lir, the restaurant and pub where she publicly kicked off her campaign a year ago. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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