|Sheldon Silver, Assembly|
"Although the charges announced today are certainly very serious, I want to note that I’ve always known Shelly Silver to be a man of integrity, and he certainly has due rights and I think that we should let the process play out here.”
De Blasio upon Sheldon Silver's conviction Monday on charges of fraud and extortion:
“Today’s verdict is a reminder that the public good must be the only priority for elected officials. The people of New York expect and deserve better.”
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