Popular during the Govt-19 epidemic, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday was shocked by the findings of an independent investigation into allegations that he sexually abused a dozen women, which he immediately denied.
Joe Biden calls on New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign, after an independent investigation into allegations that he sexually harassed a dozen women, he has denied it.
“I think he should resign,” the US president said from the White House. Earlier, Andrew Cuomo had promised not to touch anyone, and he rejected his resignation.
Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi also called on the governor to step down after releasing this explosive 165-page statement reinforcing the allegations.
At 63, the first governor of New York State since 2011, he has already been re-elected in 2014 and 2018, and is running for re-election in 2022, further weakening Andrew Cuomo himself. The spring of 2020 is a serious fall for this experienced politician who revealed himself as a true star at the height of the corona virus epidemic.
A long list of wrongdoings
According to an investigation released Tuesday, Andrew Cuomo in New York “sexually harassed several women and thus violated federal and state law,” state attorney Ledidia James said in an interview. At a press conference, the decision was announced at the same time. Inquiries on his side.
The report describes eleven former and current state officials, including a woman who was appointed to the governor’s security service at his request after meeting with Andrew Cuomo in November 2017.
“Unwanted kisses and hugs”, “inappropriate comments”, inappropriate gestures, the report lists a long list of the governor’s faults, often accused of indecently laying hands on his staff.
Andrew Cuomo again denied the allegations. “I have never touched or abused anyone,” she said in a statement from her office.
Currently, an investigation into the governor’s allegations is already open in the New York State Parliament, and Democrat leader Carl Heisty on Tuesday promised to expedite the process.
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