Tom Foley’s campaign manager recommended Rowland to Wilson-Foley

HARTFORD, Conn. – Former Gov. John G. Rowland came recommended by Tom Foley’s campaign manager in a 2011 email to congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley.

The email between Justin Clark and Wilson-Foley was used as evidence Tuesday during Rowland’s campaign corruption trial. Rowland’s facing charges he conspired to do campaign work for two congressional campaigns while keeping his involvement hidden from election regulators.

Foley, the current and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee, was mentioned several times during the trial Tuesday. In an email presented as evidence, Clark recommended Rowland to Wilson-Foley as the first among several people who could be helpful to her campaign.

“I’m sure you have talked to him about running before but this is his neck of the woods might provide good insight,” Clark wrote.

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