Glenn Blain and Denis Slattery take a look at the GOP view of the Mayor’s campaign finance activities in today’s NY Daily News. They write that “the criminal investigation into fund-raising efforts by Mayor de Blasio and his inner circle has Republican lawmakers salivating and wondering just how far the inquiry will go.
While investigators continue to probe de Blasio’s role in fund-raising during his failed 2014 bid to help fellow Democrats take over the state Senate, some GOP mainstays believe it’s just the beginning.
“The notion of a Democrat takeover of the State Senate lasted for less than a New York minute, and has once again been punctured by scandal,” a Republican source told the Daily News. “For the Senate Democrats, there are storm clouds gathering everywhere you look.”