Cuomo, too, has used campaign funds for the administration’s legal representation before the U.S. attorney’s office in its investigation of the governor’s handling of the Moreland Commission.
US Attorney Preet Bharara travels to Kentucky today to address that state’s legislature on ethics and honesty in public office. Should be interesting; the man has been hell on wheels lately.
Why should anyone expect the Legislature to root out corruption when its own official watchdogs refuse to give up their tainted campaign cash?
“I want the Legislature to understand that we’re serious about reform.” So said Governor Andrew Cuomo following his veto of two bills that would have strengthened New York’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)—helping citizens hold government, at all levels, more accountable.