Two extra ladies have come ahead with allegations of inappropriate office therapy by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, bringing the whole variety of accusers within the escalating sexual misconduct scandal to 5. </p><div><p>Ana Liss, 35, who served as Cuomo's coverage and operations aide between 2013 and 2015, mentioned in an interview with the Wall Avenue Journal that he as soon as <em>“touched her on her decrease again at a reception"</em> and<em> "as soon as kissed her hand when she rose from her desk,” </em>making her really feel uncomfortable.
In a separate interview, Cuomo’s former press aide, Karen Hinton, claimed that again in 2000 he embraced her “intimately” in his “dimly lit resort room,” and that she might “bodily really feel he was sexually aroused,”in keeping with Information 4.
Cuomo’s spokesman vehemently denied Hinton’s accusations, calling her a “recognized antagonist of the governor’s who’s making an attempt to make the most of this second.” As for Ana Liss’ allegations, the governor’s adviser instructed WSJ that “reporters and photographers have lined the governor for 14 years watching him kiss women and men and posing for photos.”
That’s what individuals in politics do.
<span class="read-more-big__container"> <span class="read-more-big__content"> <span class="read-more-big__subtitle">Additionally on rt.com</span> <span class="read-more-big__title">‘It’s the Cuomo means’: MORE aides describe ‘cult’ office as prime NY Democrat says governor ought to stop if new accusers converse out</span> </span> <span class="read-more-big__cover lazyload" data-bgset=" https://cdni.rt.com/recordsdata/2021.03/xxs/60424f3385f5405f8b7b3fc4.JPG 280w, https://cdni.rt.com/recordsdata/2021.03/xs/60424f3385f5405f8b7b3fc4.JPG 320w, https://cdni.rt.com/recordsdata/2021.03/thumbnail/60424f3385f5405f8b7b3fc4.JPG 460w, https://cdni.rt.com/recordsdata/2021.03/m/60424f3385f5405f8b7b3fc4.JPG 540w, https://cdni.rt.com/recordsdata/2021.03/l/60424f3385f5405f8b7b3fc4.JPG 768w, https://cdni.rt.com/recordsdata/2021.03/article/60424f3385f5405f8b7b3fc4.JPG 980w, https://cdni.rt.com/recordsdata/2021.03/xxl/60424f3385f5405f8b7b3fc4.JPG 1240w " data-sizes="auto"/> </span>
Cuomo was first accused of harassment in December by former aide Lindsey Boylan, 36, who later detailed her accusation, saying he kissed her with out consent and even as soon as recommended a recreation of “strip poker” whereas they have been on a non-public airplane.
One other former aide, Charlotte Bennett, 25, later got here ahead detailing Cuomo’s harassment of her and claiming he sought a sexual relationship. And a 3rd lady, Anna Ruch, 33, accused the governor of undesirable touching at a marriage and blasted his “predatory conduct.”
The New York invoice comes because the governor is underneath hearth in a number of scandals, besieged by allegations of sexual harassment from three separate accusers. His authorities’s insurance policies towards nursing houses amid the pandemic have additionally generated immense controversy, infected additional final month after a prime Cuomo aide acknowledged that the state had hid its nursing house deaths to keep away from handing a political win to the Trump administration. Greater than 15,000 New York nursing house residents have died of Covid-19, up to date Well being Division information exhibits.
The governor apologized this week for making ladies “uncomfortable” up to now, however denied any undesirable touching. On nursing houses, he has claimed his administration merely didn’t sustain with requests for data.
Additionally on rt.com
‘No new directives, interval’: New York lawmakers vote to strip Governor Cuomo of emergency Covid powers with veto-proof majority
Suppose your folks would have an interest? Share this story!