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Mobster uses mass-mailed letters from Obama, other politicians in bid for leniency
NY Post ^ | december 8, 2012 | MITCHEL MADDUX and PEDRO OLIVEIRA JR

Posted on 12/09/2012 5:37:44 AM PST by lowbridge

A longtime Gambino crime-family associate tried to convince a judge he’s politically connected to avoid a harsh sentence — claiming a mass-mailing from President Obama proves he has pals in the Oval Office.

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“Anthony, I’m about to go to speak to the crowd here in Chicago, but I wanted to thank you first,” read an election night e-mail from the president’s campaign headquarters, which was also sent to millions of other supporters.

Another, from former President Bill Clinton, read, “Anthony, Thank you so very much for your message on my 66th birthday.

“Hearing from you made a special day even more memorable,” said the Aug. 23 letter, complete with a letterhead from the Clinton Foundation and a note thanking O’Donnell for his support.

In his impersonal letter, Sen. Chuck Schumer wrote, “Anthony, thank you, thank you, thank you!

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: clinton; obama; schumer

1 posted on 12/09/2012 5:37:49 AM PST by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Mobster politically connected to democrats who knew LOL.


2 posted on 12/09/2012 5:52:45 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: lowbridge

Unfortunately, these letters were all hand signed, but the wording was to permit plausible deniability. It is to wonder what the retired gentleman from New York did to get such mail at his current address.


3 posted on 12/09/2012 6:35:10 AM PST by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: lowbridge
Personally I think this "longtime Gambino crime-family associate" should get leniency (gee NY Post that's funny, but it doesn't say ALLEGEDLY).

His name is Anthony “Tony O” O’Donnell. The guy is Irish for pete's sake.
So how can he be a Goodfella?

/s

4 posted on 12/09/2012 10:00:39 AM PST by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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