Andrew Cuomo says ethics committee can’t take profits from his book

By Hailey Konnath (April 1, 2022, 11:45 PM EDT) — Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday asked a New York state court to bar the Empire Ethics Commission State to seize proceeds from a $5.1 million contract, arguing that the commission is trying to enforce illegal resolutions it issued without due process.

Cuomo said in the complaint that the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics, commonly referred to as JCOPE, showed “extraordinary bias against him” in its attempts to have him shell out the proceeds. JCOPE initially endorsed the October 2020 book, only to later withdraw support, saying the governor was in pain…

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