D’Amato Jumps Ship

Don’t miss this Albany Times Union story:

“Former U.S. Sen. Alfonse M. D’Amato has made it clear he doesn’t like the idea of former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld running on the GOP line for governor of New York this fall and has told at least one of his old donors not to contribute to Weld’s campaign, say sources close to the former lawmaker.”

The piece puts Weld in the rather odd position of denying that, while at Justice, he had anything to do with a federal probe of D’Amato’s lobbyist brother Armand, a regular at Spitzer fundraisers. D’Amato Jumps Ship