Mayor de Blasio blasted Cuomo’s recently announced plan to unite the Democratic majority in the state Senate as “a charade.”
De Blasio also accused Cuomo of failing to follow through on assurances to help “create a Democratic state Senate” in 2014, saying: “ We saw that commitment broken.”
The remarks reverberated in Albany, where Cuomo went ballistic and had a spokeswoman invoke de Blasio’s fund-raising scandal involving the 2014 state Senate elections. The mayor and several top aides were investigated for months by state and federal prosecutors in probes that ultimately resulted in harsh criticism but no criminal charges earlier this year.
“The only commitment in the 2014 election cycle that we did not fulfill was breaking campaign-finance laws, and the mayor is right: We didn’t participate with him in that,” Cuomo spokeswoman Dani Lever said. Read more at NY POST.