Federal investigators have sent out subpoenas to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top aides, seeking information pertaining to his nursing home policies in his $5.1 million pandemic memoir, the Wall Street Journal reported late Monday.
The report said the Brooklyn US Attorney’s office has asked for documents including contracts and other materials used to pitch the book, “American Crisis” to publishers. According to the Journal, the subpoenas were sent last month to people involved in early edits of the poor-selling tome — including state officials.
The Post previously reported that federal investigators have questioned top Democratic lawmakers present in the now-infamous Feb. 10 meeting in which secretary to the governor Melissa DeRosa admitted the Albany administration “froze” when the the Department of Justice requested information pertaining to nursing homes last fall, withholding the data from state legislators in the process.
At least three Albany Democrats have confirmed to the Post that they have been interviewed in connection with the