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Opening statements begin in ‘Corridor of Corruption’ trial

The politically charged trial centers around an alleged

The politically charged trial centers around an alleged plot involving Smith allegedly trying to bribe Republican party officials to get permission to run on the GOP ticket for New York mayor. (Credit: News 12 )

Opening statements began today in the "Corridor of Corruption" trial of state Sen. Malcolm Smith.

The politically charged trial centers around a plot involving Smith allegedly trying to bribe Republican Party officials to get permission to run on the GOP ticket for New York mayor.

Also on trial are former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran, who allegedly helped facilitate the bribes,...

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