The NY Daily News reports that former Bronx GOP chairman Jay Savino has agreed to plead guilty to charges that he took bribes to get Democratic Queens State Senator Malcolm onto the Republican Mayoral primary ballot. In exchange for his guilty plea, Savino will “rat” on Smith (in hopes of a lesser prison sentence).
Drip, drip, drip of political corruption continues. The US Attorney’s office is the people’s plumber.
JAY SAVINO PLEADS GUILTY —Daily News’ Daniel Beekman: The Bronx G.O.P. chairman was accused of taking $15,000 to help put Malcolm Smith on the Republicans’ mayoral ballot line.