New York | A second former employee of powerful New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has accused him of sexual harassment, the governor denied on Saturday.
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This time, Charlotte Bennett, a 25-year-old former health adviser, said this New York Times That the governor sexually harassed her in the spring of 2020.
OmTo me Bennett said the 63-year-old governor made a special comment about himself in early June last year about being public about dating women in his twenties and asking her how he would look., Such a difference in age.
If Mr. Cuomo never tried to touch her, Mr.To me However, Bennett said Times: “I understand the governor wants to sleep with me and I am very uncomfortable and scared”.
She spoke with Mr. Cuomo’s Chief of Staff and the Legal Council, who transferred her to another position in another building. The job suited her, so she decided not to go anymore.
In a statement on Saturday evening, Mr Cuomo assured that “Mr.To me Bennett never intended to be abusive. “
On the contrary, he wanted to support Mr.To me Bennett says he was sexually abused.
Governor including 3 personsE The order ends at the end of 2022, calling for a “full examination” of these allegations, led by a former federal judge. “I ask the New Yorkers to wait for the results […] Before any verdict, ”he added.
This is the second time this week that allegations of sexual harassment have surfaced against the Democratic governor who led New York State for ten years: another former councilor, Lindsay Boylan, said on a blog on Wednesday that he had harassed her while she was working for his administration, from 2015 to 2018.
Now Manhattan presidential candidate Lindsay Boylan, 36, said the governor had not asked for his kiss on the mouth, suggesting she play strip poker with him and “efforts have increased” [lui] Touch the back, arms, legs ”.
“For those wondering what it means to work for the Cuomo administration, read the Lindsay Boylan story,” Charlotte Bennett tweeted.
The governor’s spokesman described the allegations as “false”.To me Boylan.
New York politicians, such as the Times Up, an anti-sexual harassment organization, have called for an investigation into the allegations.