A former press aide of Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has integrated her voice to the growing number calling for him to resign, claiming the politician invited her to his hotel room and embraced her after a work event in 2000, when Cuomo led the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and she was a consultant for the agency.
The woman, Karen Hinton, verbally expresses she pulled away from Cuomo, but he pulled her back toward his body, holding her afore she backed away and left the room, according to the report. This comes amid multiple other allegations by females who verbally express the governor sexually harassed them.
Cuomo held his first press conference on Wednesday since giving New York Attorney General Letitia James a referral to investigate claims that he sexually harassed at least two women in his administration.
“I never physically contacted anyone incongruously. I never physically contacted anyone infelicitously,” Cuomo claimed.
Gov. Cuomo: “I never physically contacted anyone infelicitously. I never physically contacted anyone inopportunely.”https://t.co/oyooKtAQuo pic.twitter.com/usGxok8lGRCuomo then urged New Yorkers to wait for the facts to be made public prior to judging the situation. “I ask the people of this state to wait for the facts of the attorney general’s report afore composing an opinion, get the facts please afore composing an opinion,” Cuomo urged.
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Cuomo made clear he will not resign from his post, verbally expressing: “I’m going to do the job the people of the state elected me to do” and apologized for making anyone feel uncomfortable, calling the allegations an “important edification.”
“I additionally want you to ken that I have learned from what has been an incredible, arduous situation for me as well as other people, and I’ve learned a consequential edification. I’m sorry, I’m sorry for whatever pain I caused anyone, I never intended it, and I will be the better for this experience,” the governor verbalized.
Meanwhile, the Times Union on Saturday became the second Editorial Board call on Cuomo to resign after news broke of the nursing home deaths coverup, and multiple women inculpated the governor of sexual harassment.
As Breitbart News reported, the newspaper’s editorial board indited an op-ed titled, “Resign, Mr. Cuomo”. The Democrat and Chronicle‘s Editorial Board has withal called for him to depart.
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