It looks like the judge is ready to drop the NRA counterclaim against NY AG Letitia James

A Manhattan judge indicated Friday that he does not believe the New York attorney general was unlawfully shooting for the National Rifle Association. AG Letitia James sued the gun rights group in 2020, alleging that its top executives violated nonprofit laws by funneling the agency’s millions of dollars to fund their lavish lifestyles filled with trips to the Bahamas, safaris in Africa and trips on yachts. The NRA has filed counterclaims alleging that even while James was on the campaign trail, he made comments about the group’s prosecution, showing that…

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Andrew Cuomo starts trying to make a comeback with a new TV ad

Andrew Cuomo once again hits New Yorkers’ television sets. The Post has learned that the former governor, who resigned from office last summer, will begin a political comeback with an announcement claiming he has been acquitted of accusations of sexual harassment of several women. Cuomo’s campaign confirmed that it requested “a number of ads” in response to questions from the newspaper after The Post independently acquired one of the commercials. The 30-second site reviewed by The Post is selectively collecting excerpts from TV reports about the findings in those cases…

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New York state voters say Andrew Cuomo is a sexual harasser, dismiss defense allegations

A new poll published Tuesday shows that a majority of voters believe disgraced Governor Andrew Cuomo is a serial sexual harassment and reject his claims of acquittal after prosecutors refused to press criminal charges. A total of 58 percent of voters believed Cuomo sexually harassed several women during his tenure in Albany, compared to just 21 percent of respondents who thought he was innocent. The remaining voters polled had no say, according to a Siena College survey Voters were given the following prompt: Cuomo does not currently face any criminal…

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Trump: Accounting firm Mazars quit his firm because of ‘intimidation’

Donald Trump insisted Tuesday night that a former Trump Organization accounting firm cut ties with his firm due to “vicious intimidation tactics” by New York authorities investigating him. The former president alleged that accounting firm Mazars was forced to stop working with his firm due to “prosecution misconduct” by New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating the Trump Organization’s financial dealings. Trump also blamed the Manhattan attorney general’s office for the split from the company’s long-term accounting firm. “Mazars has been threatened, harassed and insulted like no other…

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Accounting firm split with Trump Organization, claims financial statements are ‘unreliable’

An accounting firm affiliated with the Trump Organization said it would no longer work with the company after confirming that statements made by Donald Trump about his finances were unreliable, court papers revealed Monday. Attorney William Kelly of Mazars, the accounting firm, said in a February 9 letter to the Trump Organization. That the company no longer works with the Trump family business after concluding that the former president’s “financial data” from 2011 to 2020 “should not be relied upon any longer.” The letter was announced Monday in the ongoing…

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Trump’s attorney, Daniel Goldman, is running for NY AG

The lead attorney general announced in the first impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump his nomination for attorney general in New York Tuesday. Daniel Goldman, a former assistant US attorney general, took center stage in 2019 as the Democrats’ lead advisor during the Trump impeachment inquiry. Goldman, 45, announced his “people-led campaign” on Twitter, vowing that he would be an “independent and expert leader as the people’s advocate”. “Our nation faces an existential threat to our democratic ideals and the rule of law,” Tweeted. I have been on the front…

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Tom Suzy sings Kathy Hochhol due to the shooting of Italian-American descent

Long Island Congressman Tom Sozzi — who is close to announcing his run for governor — accused Governor Cathy Hochhol on Monday of mishandling the dismissal of his director of state for Italian-American affairs. Suozzi, a Democrat who is also part of Queens, has canceled a letter to Hochul in response to a Post report that she has terminated the famous Italian-American engagement Dolores Alfieri, hired by his predecessor Andrew Cuomo. “I have been contacted by members of the Italian-American community in New York regarding your recent expulsion of Dolores…

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AG opens investigation into murder of NYPD driver at Bilt Parkway

The state attorney’s office has opened an investigation into the fatal shooting of a crazy driver in Brooklyn on the Belt Parkway last week. Authorities said Brian Astarita was speeding in a collision with a policeman around 4 p.m. November 11 during a chase and then got off and approached officers with a BB pistol, refusing to stop, before he was shot dead. Police sources said that the case appears to be a suicide of a policeman. The Attorney General’s Office for Special Investigations said Sunday that it will investigate…

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Cuomo ban health department. From working with NYC officials during COVID: Ex-President

A former infectious disease expert at the state health department testified that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office prevented the agency from working closely with the New York City Department of Health and county public health officials during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Elizabeth Dufort, the former medical director of the state health department’s office of epidemiology who herself conducted the first COVID-19 swab test in Como last year, made a surprising claim during questioning by attorneys appointed by state attorney general Letitia James who investigated sexual and other…

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Judicial Committee meeting of the General Assembly in Albany on Como

The State Assembly’s Judicial Committee is expected to meet in Albany next week to review the final draft findings of its now-defunct inquiry into the former governor’s impeachment. Andrew Cuomo, including allegations of sexual harassment, nursing home statements and his controversial $5.1 million deal on the pandemic book, sources told The Post. The sources, who requested anonymity, said committee members received a “collective text” from President Charles Lavigne (D-LI) Wednesday afternoon asking lawmakers to clear their schedules next Thursday, November 18 and Friday, November 19 for a potential meeting in…

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