The scandal involving New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his anti-corruption commission (Moreland Commission) heats up with the congressional bid of Kathleen Rice, a former co-chairwoman of the Moreland Commission. The NY Daily News,
“Short also sought to put pressure on Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice, a former co-chairwoman of the commission who is running for Congress against Republican bruce Blakeman. Rice has come under fire for not commenting on the controversy, including whether Cuomo interferred with the panel’s work, as first reported by the Daily News last September.
“‘New Yorkers deserve to know whether their governor shut down his own anti-corruption unit to protect his friends and voters in the Fourth Congressional District deserve to know what Kathleen Rice, the Democrat nominee and former Moreland Commission co-chair, knew and when she knew it,” Short said. “If Cuomo and Rice have nothing to hide, then they should come forward and prove it.'”