Governor Calls on Fellow-Democrat Chris Donovan to Explain Aide's Arrest

Dannel Malloy calls "despicable" the allegations that Donovan's campaign finance director hid illegal campaign donations.


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement on allegations that Robert Braddock hid illegal donations to the campaign of Democrat Christopher Donovan, who is running for the 5th Congressional District seat. Braddock, of Meriden, is the campaign's finance director and Wednesday.

“I want to commend the US Attorney’s Office and the FBI for their diligence in the investigation and the speed in which they’ve taken action.  Law enforcement is in many ways the first and last line of defense for our taxpayers, and when an announcement like this happens, we should all be grateful for their work.

“These allegations are despicable. While I am encouraged that the Speaker is cooperating with the investigation, his position requires that he give our residents a full explanation of what he knows.

“Allegations like this not only damage a campaign or a candidate, they also undermine citizen’s belief in their government’s ability to carry out its responsibilities.”

Ron White June 01, 2012 at 04:59 PM
Either do you! Facts still rule If the evidence shows laws were broken then he must be brought to trial. If this is a case of selective blindness then he should leave public office. Being " a good man" dosen't really matter. I'll wait for the facts.
Saul Freedman June 01, 2012 at 05:49 PM
Then why did you say it to begin with?
Ron White June 01, 2012 at 07:21 PM
Because I like him.
Robert Kalechman June 13, 2012 at 04:15 AM
Get Mr Donovan out of are State Government and keep him out of the congress this is not ice cream and cake .


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