An aide to City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has been fired after the New York Post reported that he served time in federal prison for tossing a burning rag into an empty Army recruitment office in protest of the Iraq War. David Segal, who has been Rodriguez's spokesman since last March,
City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez went free after prosecutors said they could not make their case because they lacked testimony from an officer Mr. Rodriguez was accused of scuffling with.
David Segal, who was fired after it was revealed that he had served a federal prison term, returned to work at Ydanis Rodriguez's office.
Last week, David Segal was working as City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez's spokesman until he was abruptly fired after the New York Post printed a story detailing the federal prison term Segal served when he was 19 years old for th...
Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez's spokesman, David Segal, spent six months in federal prison for attacking an Army recruitment center in the Bronx when he was 19.