Hillary Clinton pokes fun at MetroCard struggles at NY Inner Circle show

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Hillary Clinton made an appearance Saturday night at New York City's annual Inner Circle Show, teasing Mayor Bill de Blasio for being slow to endorse her for president.

Reporters stage a parody at the charity show, poking fun at the mayor and other elected officials. The mayor then puts on a rebuttal show.

De Blasio enlisted an A-list cast of guests Saturday night, including Clinton, Michael K. Williams, who played Omar on HBO's "The Wire," and Leslie Odom Jr., who plays Aaron Burr in the Broadway smash "Hamilton."

After being ribbed by Clinton, the mayor urged the audience to vote for the Democratic front-runner in the New York primary.

Clinton also poked fun at herself over her experience in a Bronx subway station this week, when it took her a few tries to swipe her MetroCard.

"Do me a favor," Clinton told De Blasio during the show inside the ballroom of the Hilton Midtown. "Will you just fix these metrocard slots? It took me like 5 swipes."

She also told the Mayor that he is her "second favorite guy named Bill."

And, before leaving the stage, she said, "And please, can somebody please get me tickets to Hamilton?!" Clinton has actually already seen "Hamilton", at the Public Theater before it came to Broadway.

The reporters' show was a takeoff on "Hamilton" dubbed "Shamilton" and made fun of de Blasio's administration. It raises money for charity.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)
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