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December 18, 2008 - Gang of Three mastermind State Senator Carl Kruger $$ declined to confirm a report that he has refused to back Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, but insisted he never said anything about putting his "balls on the table" during a private meeting with the Long Island Republican.
"There was a meeting; it's not a big military secret,” Kruger said
"I don't want to attach names to anything."
“I think that we get bogged down when we talk about specific people with specific roles or functions. We should talk about it all in the abstract."
“We're going to come up with a model and that's going to be sort of a launching pad for whatever comes or doesn't come."
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About the Kruger role in the racist flyer distributed for Mark Green during the 2001 Mayorial campaign that showed Fernando Ferrer kissing Rev. Sharpton ass, the Senator said,
"My perception was, prejudice is in the eyes of the beholder. If someone is supporting someone's campaign, there's no reason on Earth why someone else can't point that out."
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