Governor speaks on special session, Percoco corruption charges
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Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke to the assembled Albany press corp for the first time in six months and revealed that he spoke with federal prosecutors about the corruption charges facing his former aide and campaign manager Joe Percoco. The governor said he did not speak under oath.
Cuomo has made few appearances in Albany since the finish of the legislative session in June. He was in town for the annual Regional Economic Development Council awards. Reporters asked questions about a possible special session before the end of the year, the recent spike in hate crimes since the presidential election and what the repeal of Obamacare could mean for the state.
Watch the entire off-topic Q+A..