Yang and allies won a big legal fee payout in NY primary lawsuit, court records show

NEW YORK — The arguably moot presidential primary that Andrew Yang sued New York state to conduct cost several million dollars to hold, but that wasn’t the only cost to taxpayers. After winning a court battle to hold the Democratic primary, Yang and his allies raked in $220,000 worth of legal fees at taxpayers’ expense, court records show. Now, that additional outlay, which has not been reported previously, has political observers on edge over Yang. “That’s ridiculous,” said Hazel Dukes, president of the NAACP New York State Conference. “It does not show fiscal responsibility. He should have g…

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