assistant governor Andrew Cuomo Who accused the politician of sexually assaulting her last year at her official residence File a criminal complaint In Albany County, the state capital of New York, the district sheriff’s office reported.
victim complaint, One of Cuomo’s unidentified aides, known three days after the publication of a report by the New York Attorney General’s Office that concluded that the governor sexually harassed 11 women, most of whom work or work for him.
Legal experts have confirmed that the incident described by the woman, who claimed Cuomo touched her breasts in a work interaction at the official residence, could lead to a charge of forced touching, which is considered a misdemeanor that could nonetheless lead to her being charged. conservative.
comowho has held office for more than 10 years, She has repeatedly denied sexual harassment of 11 womenHe confirmed Thursday that he would cooperate with an investigation by the New York State Assembly, which is expected to settle its investigation soon.
Albany District Attorney David Soares is one of a total of five prosecutors who indicated their offices were investigating Cuomo’s alleged misconduct after the release of the 169-page New York Attorney General’s report.
Cuomo’s aide, who filed the criminal case with investigators, explained that the New York politician He’s behaved inappropriately with her since 2019, with kisses and hugs that made her feel uncomfortable.
This led to one night last November in an incident at Como’s official residence, where he went at his request, with the governor putting his hands under her blouse and touching her chest, the woman said.
Cuomo, who has refused to leave office despite a flurry of pleas from a long list of political figures – including US President Joe Biden – will also have to deal with a possible impeachment by the government’s state legislature.
“The commission’s investigation is coming to an end and the assembly will soon consider possible articles for ‘dismissal’.”House Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Levine said in a statement.
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