Cuomo puts NY ethics panel on legal notice over pandemic book money clawback

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New York Daily News

ALBANY, N.Y. — Andrew Cuomo really wants to throw the book at the state’s ethics panel over its decision to revoke approval of his $5.1 million pandemic memoir deal. The former governor’s legal team issued a request Wednesday calling on the Joint Commission on Public Ethics to preserve any documents related to its December decision ordering Cuomo to relinquish profits following reports that staffers assisted in writing and promoting the tome. Cuomo attorney Jim McGuire’s request to preserve evidence, a move typically made before a lawsuit is filed, accuses the ethics watchdog created by Cuomo …

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