Good morning on this toasty Monday.
The weather’s heating up, and so are our courts.
Two major corruption trials are set to begin this week in New York, both featuring defendants who have worked closely with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
“It’s been the season for public corruption trials in the Manhattan federal court,” said the New York Times reporter Benjamin Weiser. He noted that these will be the third and fourth major corruption trials in just six months in the same court.
In March, one of the governor’s former top aides, Joseph Percoco, was found guilty in a corruption trial. And in a widely watched retrial in May, Sheldon Silver, the former State Assembly speaker, was…
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