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Jun 25 2013

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Ex-Senator Huntley Alleges Political Retaliation

Birds of a feather...

Huntley plays blame game, blames everyone but herself.

[From The Queens Courier] Former State Senator Shirley Huntley says the investigation that led to state charges against her last year stemmed from political decisions she made in Albany.

Speaking with political commentator Roy Paul in Springfield Gardens, Huntley — who is set to go to federal prison next month — said State Senator Malcolm Smith tried to have her investigated after she failed to vote for him as senate leader.

She said her problem was not with the charges against her, to which she pleaded guilty, but the way in which she was indicted by state officials.

She said after a witness came to her with the information, she realized Smith was trying to have her looked into. Huntley alleged Smith first took the information to State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, who Huntley later confronted.

For full article: http://queenscourier.com/2013/huntley-speaks-ex-state-senator-alleges-charges-were-in-retaliation/

Permanent link to this article: http://queens-politics.com/2013/06/huntley-alleges-retaliation/


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