- Data Covid-19 USA — The new account of a state trooper bolsters a meticulous new report on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s misdeeds — and how his inner circle allowed such conduct to fester.
- Data Covid-19 USA — Even as he tries to plot a political survival strategy in the face of sexual misconduct allegations, Mr. Cuomo is an object lesson on the dangers of kicking people on the way up.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that honoring calls for his resignation because of unproven allegations would be “anti-democratic.”
In his first public appearance since a series of harassment allegations surfaced, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York said he had “learned an important lesson.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced more calls for his resignation, and a Republican congressman and Trump backer, Lee Zeldin, said he was exploring a challenge to him next year.
The diminishing power of MeToo.
The young woman’s account follows two separate accusations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed two female state employees.
“These are not the actions of someone who simply feels misunderstood; they are the actions of an individual who wields his power to avoid justice,” Charlotte Bennett said.
Two former state employees have accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, prompting calls for an independent investigation.
The governor acknowledged that “some of the things I have said have been misinterpreted as an unwanted flirtation.”
The woman, 25, said that when they were alone in his office, Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked if she “had ever been with an older man.”