New York Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney has a history of employing convicts

Powerful Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney has welcomed at least three hard-core criminals into his campaign and office staff in recent years, paying them more than $100,000 in compensation, courtesy of taxpayers and campaign donors, records show. .

Sean Doyle was employed by the upstate Democrats’ congressional office as a “special assistant” between December 2016 and March 2018. He brutally attacked his wife, News 12 reporter Blaise Gomez, in November 2017 and March 2019 – hitting, choking and dragging her. by her hair so violently that it tore Gomez’s scalp, Mid Hudson News and other outlets reported.

In a deal with prosecutors, Doyle pleaded guilty in 2021 to charges of coercion, felony obstruction of breathing and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. He was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison and is currently incarcerated at Groveland Correctional Center in northern Sonyea State.

Federal Election Commission records show that Maloney’s campaign paid Doyle $29,064 during his employment. The congressman’s House office paid him an additional $30,632, according to House disbursement records.

Former Maloney congressman Jonathan Alvarez served 12 years in prison for manslaughter.

“Sean Doyle was no longer employed by Rep. Maloney when the office became
aware of his criminal behavior. We were not aware of any charges or accusations against Mr. Doyle prior to or during his work for Rep. Maloney, and he would not have been hired if we had known about it,” a representative for Maloney told the Post. .

Maloney is the boss of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee whose newly drawn 17th district will represent parts of Rockland, Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties.

Theodore Bickley, an alleged member of the Upstate Original Gangsta Killas street gang, had previous convictions for felony assault and possession of stolen property when he was arrested by the federal government in 2011 with $900 in counterfeit money . He was sentenced to six years in prison and released on parole in December 2015, records show.

He went to work for Maloney. Between March 2018 and February 2020, Bickley received $35,619 from Maloney’s campaign in Congress. The congressman paid him more than $47,000 from his office in the House, where he also worked as a “special assistant,” records show.

When Jonathan Alvarez completed a 12-year stint in prison for manslaughter in 2018, one of his first stops was at Maloney’s office, where he worked as a “congressman” and “constituent attorney” for seven months between January 2019 and July 2019, according to his LinkedIn.

Sean Doyle was employed by the Congressional Office of Upstate Democrats as "special assistant" between December 2016 and March 2018.
Former Maloney employee Sean Doyle was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Orange County Police

Alvarez wrote that he “served as a liaison with federal agencies on behalf of constituents regarding issues with student loan providers and the USPS, including payment assistance and loss rectification,” and “responded to voter concerns and drafted timely correspondence from the congressman to voters regarding the results.”

Maloney paid him $12,750 during that time, records show.

Alvarez – who started dealing drugs at age 13 – beat a Yonkers man to death with a baseball bat in June 2006, according to records and a Journal News profile. He is a graduate of the Bard Prison Initiative, which helps violent inmates reintegrate into society. Maloney has long been a champion of the program and spoke at their launch event in 2014.

“Like all New York Democrats, Sean Patrick Maloney favors violent criminals over the safety of New York’s working families – not just in his support for far-left policies like the failed bail reform, but also in his office’s personal choices regarding hard-core criminals,” said Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville), who represents a neighboring district.

Maloney has previously hired Bard Prison Initiative graduates into senior leadership positions. Dyjuan Tatro, a former “trigger” for the Original Gangsta Killas, has been named the DCCC’s Senior Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, The Post reported last February.

Representatives for Maloney called the Post’s reporting “racist.”

“Rep. Maloney thinks people who have served their time deserve a second
chance. Rep. Maloney has always tried to live by these values ​​and has proudly hired people through programs like the Bard Prison Initiative to help them get that second chance and turn their lives around. La Poste should be ashamed to try
to paint these rehabilitation programs and opportunities in a negative light,” his office said.


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