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Sheldon Silver Says He Won't Seek Plea Bargain

Assemblyman Sheldon Silver's federal corruption trial is set to start Nov. 2. He said he won't seek a plea.
Assemblyman Sheldon Silver's federal corruption trial is set to start Nov. 2. He said he won't seek a plea. Photo Credit: File

ALBANY, N.Y. — Assemblyman Sheldon Silver's federal corruption trial is set to start Nov. 2 and he said he won’t seek a plea bargain, capitolnewyork.com reports.

Silver, 71, was arrested Jan. 22 for allegedly taking kickbacks, capitolnewyork.com reports, and steering state funding to a doctor who sent patients to his law firm.

For the full story see capitolnewyork.com .

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