ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo's latest woes over his handling of an anti-corruption commission can be traced back to his need for control, insiders say.
Cuomo is privately being called out by some of those he appointed to the Moreland Commission — which he initially promised would be independent — for interfering with their work.
"This was always a risk," said one source. "He has a tendency to try and get involved in everything. He can't help himself."
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has taken control of the short-lived commission's files and vows to follow any unresolved leads. Bharara last week did not rule out probing Cuomo's handling of the commission, criticizing the governor for shutting it down after only nine months in exchange for approval of an ethics package by the Legislature.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Cuomo's Control-Freak Style Comes Back To Bite Him
It's a banner day in the newspapers for Cuomo-bashing. Here's another Cuomo-bashing piece, this one from Ken Lovett in the Daily News: