John Liu Promises To ‘Continue To Do The Work Of The Comptroller’s Office’ [Video]

john liu jenny hou harlem John Liu Promises To Continue To Do The Work Of The Comptrollers Office [Video]
John Liu discussing the investigation into his fundraising with reporters this evening in Harlem. (Photo: Hunter Walker)

Embattled Comptroller John Liu appeared at the Transport Workers Union Local 100 Black History Month celebration in Harlem tonight where he briefly addressed the ongoing investigation into his fundraising that resulted in the arrest of his mayoral campaign treasurer, Jenny Hou, yesterday. During a brief conversation with reporters following his speech at the event, a smiling Mr. Liu said he plans to remain in office in spite of the scandal.

“I’m just past my halfway point of my term as City Comptroller,” he said. Continue reading “John Liu Promises To ‘Continue To Do The Work Of The Comptroller’s Office’ [Video]”

John Liu ‘Stunned’ By Arrest of His Campaign Treasurer

 John Liu Stunned By Arrest of His Campaign Treasurer
Jenny Hou at John Liu's campaign office in 2009. (Photo: Facebook)

Comptroller and potential mayoral candidate John Liu released a statement this afternoon expressing his surprise at the arrest of his campaign treasurer, Jia “Jenny” Hou.

“I am stunned by this news about Jenny Hou.  These accusations against her are uncharacteristic and unexpected.  Jenny is a smart, hardworking person who I hope will be treated fairly,” Mr. Liu said.  Continue reading “John Liu ‘Stunned’ By Arrest of His Campaign Treasurer”