New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Apologizes After Second Former Aide Claims Sexual Harassment

HeadlineMar 01, 2021

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been forced to apologize for what he claims were “misinterpreted” comments after a second former aide came forward over the weekend to share her story of being sexually harassed by the governor. Charlotte Bennett revealed to The New York Times that Cuomo told her he was open to relationships with younger women and complained about being lonely and being unable to hug anyone because of the pandemic. Bennett said, “I understood that the governor wanted to sleep with me, and felt horribly uncomfortable and scared.” Last week, former aide Lindsey Boylan said Cuomo kissed her on the lips without her consent, among other things. New York Attorney General Letitia James has been charged with selecting an independent investigator to look into the allegations.

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