Cuomo to Challenge Book Clawback. His lawyers are preparing to nullify the JCOPE’s ruling that he must repay the 5.1 Million Dollar memoir advance. Attorney Jim McGuire has filed an evidence preservation request. He termed the Commission’s action to be politically motivated and arbitrary and capricious. He said it violated lawful procedure. The dispute stems from allegations that Cuomo used state employees to write, edit and promote the volume. “American Crisis” was a self laudatory missive that extolled his Leadership during the Covid Crisis. The matter is likely to be tied up in the courts for a long time. Cuomo to Challenge Book Clawback. The fallout continues from the lurid scandals and controversies !!