Subscriber login

Welcome to our new site. You will need to reset your password if this is your first time logging in. Please click here to reset your password.
News
What you need to know for 01/21/2017

Political foe faults NY attorney general's silence

Political foe faults NY attorney general's silence

John Cahill, standing Monday outside the attorney general's office in Albany, says the deputies were

The Republican challenger for New York attorney general is calling for incumbent Democrat Eric Schneiderman to break his silence on reports that the governor's office interfered with the corruption commission whose members were deputized by Schneiderman.

John Cahill, standing Monday outside the attorney general's office in Albany, says the deputies were obligated to report to the attorney general. He says Schneiderman hasn't said anything about the alleged interference or what he knew about it.

Cahill says New Yorkers deserve to know.

The governor's office has denied any wrongdoing, saying it "counseled" commissioners that Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed about what subpoenas to issue but didn't dictate or improperly interfere.

A campaign spokesman says Schneiderman has prosecuted 40 politicians, government employees and nonprofit officials, cracking down more on public corruption than predecessors.

View Comments
Hide Comments
You have 0 articles 1 articles 2 articles 3 articles 4 articles 5 articles 6 articles 7 articles remaining of Daily Gazette free premium content.

You have reached your monthly premium content limit.

Continue to enjoy Daily Gazette premium content by becoming a subscriber.
Already a subscriber? Log In