Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Gov. Cuomo Hires ex-Christie Aide Maria Comella as Chief of Staff

By Kenneth Lovett

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo has formally hired a former top aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as his new chief of staff.

Maria Comella is the latest Republican to be hired by the Democrat Cuomo.

As chief of staff, Comella will replace Melissa DeRosa, who was promoted to the top spot of secretary to 
the governor.

The hiring of Comella, who has national campaign experience, comes as Cuomo has been mentioned as a potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

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Source: The New York Daily News (via The Empire Report)

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