(New York) After the New York state governor was accused of sexual harassment, the New York state governor is now facing a more serious allegation, with an employee accusing him of placing her hand under her dress and touching her in an “aggressive” manner, according to the New York Daily. Wednesday.
Newspaper Times Union – It is based in Albany, the New York state capital where the governor’s official residence is – quotes an anonymous source who “had first-hand knowledge of the allegations” of the employee, also unknown.
According to this source, the scene took place in the official residence of the strong democratic governor, where he and the younger employee were left alone after he asked her to help him with his cell phone.
The newspaper added that the employee, who did not file a formal complaint, also claims that the governor touched her inappropriately on other occasions.
The newspaper requested that Governor Andrew Cuomo, 63 years old, deny the accusation, saying, “He did not do anything like this at all,” while describing the prosecution as “influential.”
The Times-Union reported earlier on Tuesday that a sixth woman accused the governor of improperly touching her in late 2020 at her official residence in Albany, but without detailing her allegations.
The governor then reiterated that he had “never touched anyone inappropriately.”
The former defendants had reported sexual harassment or inappropriate gestures, without accusing the governor of touching body parts.
The most serious allegations so far came from former Governor advisor Lindsay Boylan, who claimed in late February that he did not ask for a kiss on her mouth and suggested that she play with him in “Strip Poker”, when she worked with him between 2015 and 2018..
As a hero in the war against the pandemic in 2020, Mr. Cuomo, one of the most influential rulers of the United States, has been the subject of increasing calls to resign for two weeks, including from his Democratic camp.
He ignored those calls aside for now, and asked New Yorkers to await the results of the investigation into the allegations overseen by New York State Attorney Letitia James on undisputed independence.
The investigation has just begun and may take months.
Meanwhile, Republican elected officials have begun impeachment proceedings before the New York Parliament, with the Democrats in the majority, with an unconfirmed outcome. Impeachment procedures require a simple majority in the House of Representatives and two-thirds of the Senate.
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