NYC, N.Y. (WIVB) - Another outraged lawmaker didn't throw anything but a fit! Hewalked out of a television interview in New York.
Pedro Espada is the State Senate Majority Leader. He was at ataping of the community affairs show Eye on New York at WCBS in NewYork City when things got interesting.
Espada is now facing both state and federal investigations ofwhether he is skimming millions from the health clinic he founded.On this program, he was being asked about a home he owns andapparently lives in, which is not in the Bronx District herepresents. Reporter Marcia Kramer had gone to the home and saidEspada put an orange ski cap over his face and then took off.
Kramer said, "Senator, when I tried to talk to you, you got intoa car, you put a baby in front of your face so I wouldn't be ableto get a picture of you, and you had your wife tear out of thedriveway when the baby wasn't in the car seat."
Espada said, "Marcia Kramer, this is not a mud-slinging session,so I say. If you wanna make it that, you can come hide in thebushes in my house. Human decency should prevail, even on thisshow."
With that, they went to a break, and Pedro Espada got up andleft the studio. Espada did say he thinks he is the victim of awitch hunt.
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