Tag: Adam Skelos
"Normally, I'm never that cautious...but with everything going on, I'm trying to be."
"One step at a time. Haha. Your dad prob needs to make a call."
"The last thing I wanted to do is alienate...the senator."
An ex-North Hempstead Town Councilman met Adam for lunch at Coolfish, a restaurant in Syosset, to give Adam a check for $20,000, authorities said.
"I have to think about the next election," the senator told his son.
Durego said Skelos lost his temper with officials affiliated with the Real Estate Board of New York, telling the men he'd "F" them if they didn't "pony up" and donate to keep Republicans in control of the state Senate.
"He's full of shit," Dean Skelos said of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
"Senator Skelos pressured, and his son got paid. It wasn't just politics as usual, it was corrupt."
The senator and his son allegedly extorted $100,000 from a company that lobbied the lawmaker.
Transcripts of senator's recorded calls give rare glimpse into Albany "sausage making."