Tag: Ed Mangano

More than 1,000 ticketholders paid $150 each to see Trump speak ahead of New York’s presidential primaries on Tuesday while hundreds of protesters rallied outside the venue in candle light vigils, picket lines and anti-Trump concerts.

The candidate’s campaign stop came two weeks before the April 19 New York presidential primaries, which have become unusually pivotal this election season since presidential candidates usually have their nominations clinched well before voters cast their ballots in The Empire State.

An investigation into an alleged sexting scandal by Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, which threatened to upend his political career, found no evidence that he sent explicit messages to women, a top-ranking Nassau police official said Thursday. Det. Sgt. Patrick Ryder, commanding officer of Asset Forfeiture and Intelligence unit, told reporters Mangano and Karin Caro, founder of the public relations firm Blue Chip Marketing, who was the person identified as allegedly being on the receiving end of Mangano’s provocative messages, did not sext each other.

WCBS-TV New York reported Saturday night that they obtained copies of the sexts, but Mangano said a hacker created a spoof of his cell phone number to fake the messages. Hours after the report aired, police issued a news release early Sunday morning saying Mangano requested a probe into what authorities described as a “spoofing attack” 10 days ago.

The new commish will be tasked with cleaning up the mess left by a former police chief who was arrested on corruption charges. Among his first moves was announcing plans to invite the FBI to work more closely on the Long Island Serial Killer case, gang investigations and other probes. He also unveiled plans to revamp the internal affairs unit, crack down on drug houses, and hinted at an upcoming "unprecedented" law enforcement partnership.

The announcement comes nearly a year after the OTB bowed to public opposition and nixed similar plans for Westbury.

The judge asked the senator and his son whether they had anything to drink in the past 24 hours. The senator said he had a glass of wine; his son, a margarita.

"They don’t know what the fuck they’re doing," Sen. Skelos said on wiretap, referring to Nassau County government.

Ex-U.S. Sen. Al D'Amato and Chief Deputy Nassau County Executive Rob Walker took the stand Friday.

"One step at a time. Haha. Your dad prob needs to make a call."