Paterson Defends Shaw, Blasts Senate, Threatens to ‘Illuminate’

ALBANY—David Paterson just, once again, said he was considering Marc Shaw to head the M.T.A. (or “another department”) and had harsh words about reports that Shaw would’t be confirmed by the State Senate.
“I very much resent that people who I don’t even remember being in the meetings have so much comment on the governor’s staff and the governor’s prospective appointees, and even the entire process,” Paterson said at a press conference, where he announced the new head of the Commission on Public Integrity. “I think when people want equity they should come to court with clean hands. And the Senate, on a number of occasions, handed in suggestions

Paterson Defends Shaw, Blasts Senate, Threatens to ‘Illuminate’