NY's Governor Paterson Pushing For Relocation Of Ground Zero Mosque

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*May 20 - 00:05*

Gov. Paterson plans to meet with the developers of a planned mosque at Ground Zero this week to discuss moving the project elsewhere in Manhattan, officials said Tuesday.

Paterson told Rep. Peter King (R-L.I.) his intention to meet with the developers of Park51 during a phone call Tuesday morning.

The governor last week floated the idea of giving state land to developers in order to move the project away from Ground Zero.

A Paterson spokesman confirmed the governor’s desire to meet with leaders behind the planned prayer space and community center two blocks north of Ground Zero.

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