03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

NYC Crime Bosses Debated Whacking Giuliani At 1986 Sitdown

The heads of New York's five Mafia families debated whacking Rudy Giuliani at a 1986 sitdown, according to bombshell testimony Wednesday at the trial of a disgraced FBI agent.

Gambino crime boss John Gotti and Colombo head Carmine Persico pushed hard for the hit, but failed to persuade the other three members of the Cosa Nostra commission to okay killing Giuliani, then a mob-busting federal prosecutor.

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