– Data Covid-19 USA – The district attorney described the woman who said former Gov. Andrew Cuomo had groped her as “credible,” but added that proving her allegation would be difficult.
– Data Covid-19 USA – Craig D. Apple Sr. is known among some fellow Democrats as the “Teflon sheriff” for his ability to persevere, even thrive, through trouble that might tarnish less adept politicians.
The interviews were part of a five-month investigation into the sexual harassment claims against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo that led to his resignation.
In Andrew Cuomo’s 515 pages of sworn testimony, the former governor defended his behavior and denied touching anyone inappropriately.
A transcript of Mr. Cuomo’s 11 hours under questioning over sexual harassment allegations paints an extraordinary portrait of a combative governor.
A judge granted the Albany County district attorney’s request for an adjournment, after prosecutors cited potentially “exculpatory” mistakes in the investigation.
The district attorney has not committed to prosecuting former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on a sex crime charge, and the decision to file charges independently was unusual in a high-profile case, experts said.
Mr. Cuomo, the former governor of New York, resigned in August after a state attorney general report concluded that he had sexually harassed multiple women.