Post: NYC Pol Indicted For Bribery Claims Poverty, Leaves Court In A Benz | Talking Points Memo

New York City Assemblyman Eric Stevenson, a Democrat who represents the Bronx, arrived in federal court yesterday after being accused of pocketing over $20,000 in bribes. Stevenson pleaded not guilty and told the judge he didn’t have enough money to defend himself against the charges, according to the New York Post. He then left the court and hopped into a Mercedes-Benz sedan, though it is unclear if the car belonged to him.

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