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Andrew Cuomo’s Watergate?
The Nation, by Stephen Gillers

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/1/2014 4:34:21 AM

The New York Times reports today that US Attorney Preet Bharara has warned Cuomo about obstruction of justice. This warning came after Cuomo on Monday defended his decision to disband the state Moreland Commission formed to investigate corruption in Albany. Cuomo’s defense responded to a detailed Times story about interference with the commission’s work by the governor and his people. Concurrent with Cuomo’s Monday defense, some commission members publicly said there was no interference. Cuomo repeatedly cited some of these statements. One of the commissioners whose statements Cuomo cited several times had previously said or implied the opposite. Although the possible

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grace1798, 8/1/2014 6:26:15 AM     (No. 9948922)

He´s the GOOOOOOOOOOOOOODFather of New York and you voters there gave him the power LOLOLOLOL. ENJOY the FOOL!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bubby, 8/1/2014 7:12:55 AM     (No. 9948972)

Democrats when put in charge can turn any place in America into a corrupt cesspool and hell hole faster than any of us conservatives can imagine possible. My guess is Cuomo will get away with it and it will launch his Presidential candidacy. A good Democrat is always corrupt to the core, the ends justify the means especially if they can fill their own pockets doing so.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/1/2014 9:28:02 AM     (No. 9949168)

I hope Cuomo gets the opportunity to go into a "Witness Protection Program" soon.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: woodenleg, 8/1/2014 11:05:54 AM     (No. 9949335)

Watch for the MSM to push this to the hilt......prevents him for running for President and the next logical candidate is Elizabeth Warren......watch it happen.

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