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New York Gov. Cuomo Faces Multiple Criminal Probes over Sexual Harassment Claims

HeadlineAug 05, 2021

Here in New York, at least four district attorneys have launched criminal probes into findings of sexual harassment by Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo. Prosecutors in Westchester, Nassau, Manhattan and Albany have requested additional information from the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James, after her civil probe found Cuomo harassed at least 11 women in violation of the law — including unwanted touching and kissing, and inappropriate remarks. Democrats in the New York State Assembly said Wednesday they have enough votes to impeach Governor Cuomo. At the White House, Press Secretary Jen Psaki reiterated President Biden’s call for Cuomo to resign.

Press Secretary Jen Psaki: “Because of the abhorrent allegations that were made public yesterday, that it is time for Governor Cuomo to resign. … Obviously, if leadership changes in the state, we will work with a different leader.”

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