Joseph Percoco,Barry Bohrer

Joseph Percoco, center, one of Gov, Andrew Cuomo’s former executive deputy secretary, leaves U.S. District court with attorney Barry Bohrer, left, and others, after appearing in his federal bribery trial, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in New York. Percoco has pleaded not guilty to charges that he pocketed over $300,000 in bribes to help three businessmen clear state government obstacles. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)