Arrested NY Assembly Speaker Critical To Clinton’s Political Machine
Today, New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat, was arrested on federal corruption charges. Silver, a typical New York Democrat insider, has long ties to Hillary Clinton, the Democrat who desires to continue the Obama presidency.
In 2008, Hillary Clinton praised Silver’s work as New York State Assembly Speaker:
In 2008, Silver endorsed Clinton’s presidential campaign:
And in 2000, Silver was integral in Clinton’s Senate campaign. According to The New York Times, Silver helped Hillary lobby members of the state assembly for their support:
The Clinton side was equally persistent, he said. On Monday night, he held what he described as an emotional two-hour session with Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Manhattan law offices of Sheldon Silver, the Assembly speaker.