Jim McGreevey by David Shankbone
Mayor Paul Aronsohn’s old boss Jim McGreevey denies rumors of possible return to politics
Former Gov. Jim McGreevey sounded like a man certain about his intentions when asked about rumors flying around his home city that he has been mulling a return to politics after nearly eight years out of the public eye.
“Absolutely not,” McGreevey said Friday.
McGreevey and his longtime partner, Mark O’Donnell, moved to Plainfield in 2006, settling into a breathtaking, ivy-covered Colonial mansion on Prospect Avenue. The former governor had stepped down from that post about two years earlier with the bombshell admission that he is “a gay American,” words he used during a nationally broadcast television appearance in which he revealed his sexual orientation and an intent to resign. (Spivey, Asbury Park Press)