From Lenny Kaiser’s home town, an amazing story

A must-read for political insiders is a story from a weekly newspaper in Bergen County about a candidate for Councilman who secretly taped a meeting at a North Jersey diner with a group of political rivals who wanted to cut a deal to get him out of the race. The Leader reported today that Republican Chris Johnson provided them with an audio tape of his conversation with Democratic Mayor Peter Massa, two Democratic Councilmen, and a longtime Democratic insider who allegedly offered him “money, appointments, and power” if he dropped his challenge to them. Johnson says he will offer the tape to the U.S. Attorney’s office.

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