Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has sent shock-waves through political and legal circles after he decided to halt the reported, criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump. Alvin Bragg for DA/Fair Use

U.S. Attorney’s Office refuses to comment about the possibility of seizing the Manhattan DA files on the troubled Trump criminal investigation

The U.S. Attorney’s Office refused to say whether it would seizing the stalled Trump investigation files in the office of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg.

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Edward Mermelstein, inset, now advises Mayor Eric Adams (D-New York City) on issues affecting diplomacy. New York City is host to the United Nations Headquarters and numerous consulates general, attracting foreign Government officials, diplomats, and dignitaries. Edward Mermelstein (Source : Use); Mayor Eric Adams (Source : City of New York/Public Domain) ; and United Nations Headquarters, New York City (Source : Dendodge/Public Domain).

Feds mum following numerous reports about consultant to Russian oligarchs, Edward Mermelstein, now advising Mayor Eric Adams

Federal prosecutors refused to answer questions about Edward Mermelstein, an agent to Russian Oligarchs, now advising Mayor Eric Adams.

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A map of the partial, proposed route of the BQX streetcar service, indicating that the streetcar would run through the Long Island City section of Queens, which is represented in the New York City Council by Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside). New York City Economic Development Corporation/Public Domain was using lobbying firm from BQX to lobby City Government for cloud computing services

By Progress New York Staff The lobbying firm, Yoswein New York, Inc., which had been prominently promoting the troubled Brooklyn-Queens Connector,

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LETTER FROM NEW YORK : Is it premature hope to think that the vigor with which Federal prosecutors reached a plea deal with Michael Cohen will translate into greater accountability of politicians in New York City Hall ? New York City Hall : 9 May 2007 (CC BY SA 3.0 by Momos)

As Federal prosecutors bring politically-sensitive cases in an election year, do New York City Hall and City Council find themselves in uncharted waters ?

As the U.S. Attorney’s Office brings political prosecutions in an election year, can voters expect justice when significant Government officials lie to the public ?

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