Dems Seek To Strip Cuomo Of Campaign War Chest
The New York Post reports:
Albany Democrats are proposing legislation that would strip former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of his approximately $16 million campaign war chest before he could mount a much-rumored comeback bid.
If passed, the legislation would apply to any elected official who has been convicted of crimes, impeached or resigned following a finding by the state attorney general or the Legislature of legal violations, according to the legislative language.
Former officials would have to either return campaign funds to supporters or donate the money to charities, public universities or the state general fund within two years of leaving office.
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— New York Post (@nypost) May 11, 2022