Another girl has come ahead accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) of sexual harassment — this time a present staffer.
Alyssa McGrath, a 33-year-old aide within the governor’s workplace, told The New York Times that Cuomo had seemed down her shirt, requested about her lack of a marriage ring and informed her she was lovely in Italian.
Seven different girls have accused Cuomo of inappropriate habits, together with sexual harassment and sexual assault. McGrath is the primary present staffer to publicly come ahead.
Several members of New York’s delegation within the House of Representatives, each of the state’s senators, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have known as on Cuomo to resign. Cuomo has to date refused to take action.
The governor’s workplace referred HuffPost to Rita Glavin, an legal professional for Cuomo, who didn’t instantly return a request for remark.
Glavin informed the Times that the governor “has greeted men and women with hugs and a kiss on the cheek … he uses Italian phrases like ‘ciao bella,’” and described this as “old-fashioned,” whereas insisting that Cuomo “has never made inappropriate advances or inappropriately touched anyone.”
The governor is at present dealing with an investigation into the a number of allegations.
The most critical accusation in opposition to Cuomo is from an unnamed girl — additionally a current aide, in accordance with the Times — who stated Cuomo reached underneath her shirt and groped her final 12 months on the governor’s mansion. Other former aides have stated that Cuomo made inappropriate remarks to them whereas at work and one stated he kissed her with out her consent.
During a press convention final week, Cuomo stated he is not going to resign, saying he wouldn’t be “bowing to cancel culture” and insisting he “did not do what has been alleged.”
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