Taxpayers Spent $14.5 Million On Legal Bills For De Blasio And Aides

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It cost taxpayers $14.5 million to defend Mayor de Blasio and his aides in federal and state investigations of his shady fundraising practices, it was revealed on Monday.

Corporation Counsel Zachary Carter revealed the figure during a City Council budget hearing, where he also said that de Blasio’s personal law firm, Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel LLP, billed $2.2 million alone.

The mayor initially pledged to pay for his own defense, at one point saying he would raise the money through a legal defense fund.

 

Read more at NY POST.

{Matzav.com}

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