04/10/2014 03:31 pm ET Updated Apr 10, 2014

U.S. Attorney Criticizes Cuomo's Closing of Panel


Less than two weeks after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo abruptly shut down a commission he had formed to investigate political corruption in New York State, the United States attorney in Manhattan is sharply questioning the governor’s decision and is taking possession of all of the panel’s case files, according to letters sent to the commission’s members on April 3 and again on Wednesday afternoon.

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