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To: Enterprise
Here's a powerful point:lawman "Schneiderman's abusive actions (most assuredly) influenced him as a prosecutor,
causing him to give corrupt Empire State politicians a pass to cover-up grisly accusations about his personal life."

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a 2014 campaign rally. Photo: David McGlynn


Ever since powerful Albany pol, Sheldon Silver’s, arrest, there’s been nothing more thunderous in New York than the silence of the state’s top lawman, Eric Schneiderman. For years Assembly Speaker Silver “monetized public office” — why should it have taken a federal prosecutor to bring him down? Why wasn’t it New York’s attorney general Schneiderman? Schneiderman has said before that "state laws don’t give him much power to prosecute crooked pols." But even if it’s true, the excuse doesn’t wash in this case.

When Gov. Cuomo set up the Moreland Commission to “probe systemic public corruption and the appearance of such corruption in state government, political campaigns and elections in New York State,” commission members were deputized under Attorney General Schneiderman. This was done specifically to give them the authority to investigate the Legislature. Gov. Cuomo later shut down the Moreland Commission before it could finish its work — as we can see by corruption charges against Silver. He did so, moreover, after his own staff had been pressuring Moreland investigators against some subpoenas they’d wanted to send out.

Which leaves us with questions. First is whether the governor in fact had the authority to take these powers from Schneiderman’s deputies in the middle of their investigation. Even if he did, why wasn’t Schneiderman screaming to high heaven about what was happening to his deputies?

It’s not like Schneiderman to be shy about asking for more power......after criticism of grand jury-decisions in Staten Island and Missouri over police actions that left African-American men dead, AG Schneiderman asked for the power to investigate and prosecute cops involved in altercations with civilians. But when it came to Albany’s sleaze, NYAG Schneiderman looked the other way. There’s more charges coming. Every charge proven will also be an indictment of Eric Schneiderman’s dereliction of duty.


Cuomo not taking the cop-out stance of "giving the guy a chance to explain himself" speaks volumes.
SCHNEIDERMAN'S SEXUAL DEVIANCY----spitting at, slapping and choking women he was intimate with was WELL-KNOWN IN POLITICAL CIRCLES.
Could be the jaded pols got vicarious thrills by Schneiderman recounting his abuse to them.

12 posted on 05/14/2018 3:35:30 AM PDT by Liz
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The utter stupidity of Gillibrand is permanently recorded.

If Gillibrand "believed" Schneiderman, probably everythng else she "believes" is fraudulent.

13 posted on 05/14/2018 3:40:14 AM PDT by Liz
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