TOMS RIVER, NJ – New Jersey Assemblyman Gregory P. McGuckin is trying once again to seize control of the Toms River Republican Club. Earlier this year, McGuckin, Toms River Mayor Maurice Hill and Ocean County GOP Chairman failed their attempted coup of Club President Jerri Ambrosio. McGuckin threatened club members, but in the end the club rebuked McGuckin’s heavy-handed hostile takeover.
In retaliation, Hill demoted Ambrosio’s husband at his job with the Township of Toms River.
Last night, at the club trustees meeting, McGuckin delivered approximately 30 new member applications of friends, family and other friends and allies of Mo Hill to boost the number of votes he would get in the club election in January. McGuckin is a trustee with the Toms River Republican Club. Mo Hill is not a member of the club.
It wasn’t an easy task. On the way in, Mcguckin dropped the stack of papers and it was a monumental effort for him to bend over and pick them up off the floor.
McGuckin is a man who wants everything in Ocean County. He earns more than $2,000,000 annually in public patronage contracts, he’s a New Jersey Assemblyman and even applied for a PPP federal loan for his own business, diverting funds away from small mom and pop businesses who aren’t as fortunate as he is, with his millions of dollars in public contracts. McGuckin was recently appointed by Toms River Mayor Mo Hill to a $500,000 job.
He also has a dark side as a serial federal tax cheat, owing to the IRS six-figure sums and penalties through the years.
This week, McGuckin was found liking photos of erotic and exploitative cartoon caricatures created by two-time fraud convict, Richard Ciullo.
Earlier this year, McGuckin introduced a bill into the New Jersey Assembly that sought to punish New Jersey residents with $15,000 fines and jail time for violating Governor Phil Murphy’s executive orders.
McGuckin was also charged in superior court for illegally taking his new position in Toms River.