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"U.S. Supreme Court sides with Rensselaer County official"
- Times Union
June 20, 2019
"WASHINGTON — Edward G. McDonough, the embattled longtime Democratic elections commissioner in Rensselaer County, prevailed in his efforts to get the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm that his lawsuit against a county special prosecutor should be reinstated after lower courts determined he was too late in filing it.
In a decision released Thursday morning, the nation's highest court said the clock determining the deadline for the filing of McDonough's claim against prosecutor Youel "Trey" Smith should have begun ticking when he was acquitted in December 2012, and not earlier when the allegedly fabricated evidence was first brought against him."
"Cuomo's accuser is willing to take a polygraph. Is he?"
- Times Union
July 30, 2021
"When contacted earlier Friday and asked about his client's willingness to take a polygraph examination, Albany attorney Brian D. Premo, who represents the woman, noted that she had told him "the day we met ... that she would take a polygraph test — without hesitation." Premo added that his client had also indicated that she would like the governor to take a polygraph examination as well."
"Woman who accused Cuomo of groping files police complaint"
- Times Untion
August 6, 2021
"...her attorney, Brian D. Premo, on Thursday told the Times Union they were concerned about the potential for any political influence being placed on the Albany police or the State Police — an agency that the governor controls."
"Sheriff Apple is the chief law enforcement officer in Albany County, and I contacted him on her behalf," Premo said. "We're not casting aspersions on any other police agency."
"Cuomo accuser Brittany Commisso breaks her silence to detail groping allegations and says the governor is lying." - CBS News
August 9, 2021
"In a damning report released last week by New York State Attorney General Letitia James, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is accused of sexually harassing 11 women. In an exclusive interview with "CBS This Morning" and the Times Union, one of those women, previously known only as Executive Assistant #1 is breaking her silence."