Cuomo should be charged with obstruction of justice and impeding an investigation. He stopped the Moreland Commission dead in it’s tracks. He knew what was going on, he was only using this for an intimidation tactic. Once investigations started the Albany politicos bowed down to Cuomos demands and he called the dogs off. Thank God for Preet who stepped in and took over the investigation. We have always needed the Feds to step in in this state. A corrupt government cannot investigate itself. ~ Rus Thompson
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday [today] on public corruption charges and accused of using his position as one of the most powerful men in Albany to obtain millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks masked as legitimate income.
The 70-year-old Silver was taken into custody around 8 a.m. at the FBI’s New York City office, FBI spokesman Peter Donald confirmed. Silver faces five counts, including conspiracy and bribery charges.
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