Brooklyn state Senator to plead guilty in federal court


Brooklyn state Senator Carl Kruger does the honorable thing today. The DN reports that he will plead guilty to federal corruption charges and resign from office.

H/T to the US Attorney – Eastern District Preet Bharara. This time they apparently know how to get got the goods on corrupt public officials — wiretapped conversations. (Are you listening, Mr. Bharara?)

City & State First Read:
State Sen. Carl Kruger’s expected guilty plea today on federal corruption charges is part of a deal with prosecutors that will force him to resign, the Daily News says.

The 4 Senate 'Amigos' - Kruger, Monserrate, Espada and Diaz (l. to r.)

 

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A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, FoxNews.com LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email MBenjamin9@optimum.net.
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