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Skelos's office says WNBC report he is under criminal investigation by Bharara is 'irresponsible ... we won't be commenting further.'
Text of press release.

CONTACT: Kelly Cummings, Scott Reif (518) 455-2264
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, January 30, 2015

Statement from Senate Majority Communications Director Kelly Cummings

"Last night's thinly-sourced report by WNBC is irresponsible, and does not meet the standards of serious journalism. Senator Skelos has not been contacted by anyone from the U.S. Attorney's Office. As such, we won't be commenting further."