(NEW YORK) -- New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino threatened to "take out" a reporter following a heated exchange. The dustup occurred Wednesday when New York Post State Editor Fred Dicker asked Paladino to prove his accusation that Democratic challenger Andrew Cuomo cheated on his ex-wife while the couple were still married. "What evidence do you have for something most people would consider a smear?" Dicker asked. Rather than respond to the question, Paladino accused Dicker of sending a "goon" to photograph his young daughter, who was born to a mistress and kept secret from his wife for a decade. "You send another goon to my daughter's house and I'll take you out, buddy!" Paladino told Dicker. Pushed again for proof of the accusation against Cuomo, Paladino told the Post, "At the appropriate time you will hear it."
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