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Widow of Murdered Officer Angry that New York Governor Will Let Cop Killer Vote

September 12, 2018  | 

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Diane Piagentini—widow of Officer Joseph Piagentini, who was assassinated along with Officer Waverly Jones in a 1971 ambush—is angry that Governor Andrew Cuomo will allow three-time cop-killer Herman Bell to vote in Thursday’s Democratic primary.

"My husband was assassinated! Cuomo gave him the right to vote. He gave three-time cop-killer Herman Bell the right to vote," Piagentini told the New York Post.

Bell, a former member of the Black Liberation Army and the Black Panthers, is among the 24,000 convicts on parole who Cuomo granted the right to vote in May.

Bell also pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the BLA-orchestrated death of San Francisco Police Sergeant John Young.

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John Q Public @ 9/12/2018 2:16 PM

Is anyone shocked? Democrats would let Satan vote if there was a good chance he would vote for a Democrat candidate. I hope Nixon wins and Cuomo goes away. We can then watch NY implode with California when they give everything away thinking it is socialism.

Gary L Olivier @ 9/12/2018 2:27 PM

Little angry andy cuomo the gargoyle headed, wanna-be dictator cares about one thing and one one thing only and that's, "Little angry andy the gargoyle head !!" He's a vote pandering, POS pile of pond scum at best !! Cuomo for prison 2018 !!! Capital letters intentionally left out of little angry andy's name !!!

Federali @ 9/12/2018 2:41 PM

More proof that the Democrats will do anything to increase their voter base. The fact that Bell is still above ground is depressing enough.

PD @ 9/12/2018 3:34 PM

What can anyone say ?? This govenor is the worst anyone could ask for , besides Jerry Brown of Kalifornia of course...Demokrats love him but everyone else hates him.. he could bew re-elected too, last time he won 6 counties (out of 62) in NY -- and WON !?!?!?!?! disgusting.

Anthony @ 9/12/2018 4:08 PM

Very sad. But the Governor thinks he can get three or four votes out of this move and he could not care any less about the widow, nor what this monster did.

He has illusions of grandeur thinking he is bound for the White House. All he is doing with moves like this is making political enemies.

Nothing like his father who was an honorable man.

Charlie @ 9/12/2018 4:10 PM

He needs votes so bad that he will do anything to get them. This is just one more thing to have him certified as incompitent to run even a menial job. Mention Trump & he goes insane.

Scott Ashmore @ 9/12/2018 9:06 PM

Ya'll keep electing these idiots to office, what do you expect?

Wayne O. @ 9/13/2018 4:20 AM

Anyone who has ever dealt with Cuomo knows that everything he does is, ultimately, for himself only. This is just another move by him to secure votes in his planned run for president. He uses law enforcement as a lever to get ahead while having no regard for the actual members of law enforcement agencies and their families. This guy is just a self centered jerk and he needs to go.

Tom ret @ 9/13/2018 7:58 AM

The democratic party today is not the same party that existed when my parents were staunch democrats. It currently is more closely associated with socialism, communism, and Marxism. Cuomo no longer represents some fringe element of the party but portrays more and more how many if not most think. Their leadership is a recipe for chaos and disaster for the country. I haven't voted for a democrat in years. To me it is not worth the risk of electing those who likely will support the idiotic policies of the democratic party.

Grey Bear @ 9/13/2018 1:53 PM

This man has eliminated any doubt that he is an enemy of law enforcement, and frankly, he seems to be an enemy of people in general, unless of course he thinks they may vote for him. Illinois is not much different, a governor candidate need only carry 5 or 6 counties out of 102 to get elected. thanks to the fools in Chicagoland...Cuomo needs to go away soon.

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