City Comptroller John Liu’s name came up for the first time in the trial on Thursday when a videotaped conversation between Xing Wu “Oliver” Pan and an undercover FBI agent was played in court.
Booker plans to wait until after the November gubernatorial election to formally announce whether he will run for senate. He filed paperwork in January that allows him to raise money for a campaign.
City Comptroller John Liu has not been charged and is not expected to testify in the conspiracy case. But the trial could complicate his bid for higher office in what’s turning into a hotly contested mayoral race.
A spokesman for the campaign of New York City Comptroller John Liu says about $20,000 in contributions have been returned after federal authorities began investigating the politician’s fundraising.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The corruption case against former Perth Amboy mayor and state legislator Joseph Vas is now in the hands of a jury.