Sexual Harassment

A crowded press conference following a New York State Assembly judiciary committee hearing on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021.
Karen DeWitt / WXXI Public Radio

The New York State Assembly’s Judiciary Committee met Monday and said articles of impeachment against Gov. Andrew Cuomo could come as early as later this month.

Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa, answers questions with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, during a news conference, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in New York.
Mary Altaffer / Associated Press

Over the weekend, one of the 11 women who the New York State Attorney General found were sexually harassed by Governor Andrew Cuomo has come forward publicly to detail her accusation that the governor groped her and made other unwanted advances. Additionally, Melissa DeRosa, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aide, has resigned from her role, she told the media Sunday night.

In this image taken from video from the Office of the N.Y. Governor, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Albany, N.Y.
Office of the N.Y. Governor

Three days after the Attorney General’s devastating report finding New York Governor Andrew Cuomo broke state and federal laws by sexually harassing 11 women, the governor’s private attorney responded. Lawyer Rita Glavin said her client was “ambushed” and his accusers lied.

New York Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine, D-Glen Cove, during a public hearing on sexual harassment in the workplace, in Albany, N.Y., on Feb. 12, 2019.
Hans Pennink / Associated Press

The Assembly’s Impeachment Inquiry signaled Thursday that it is in the final stages, requesting attorneys for Governor Andrew Cuomo to submit any additional evidence by the end of the day on August 13. Articles of impeachment could be drawn up as soon as September.

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

One day after New York State Attorney General released a report finding Governor Andrew Cuomo violated multiple state and federal laws by sexually harassing 11 women, the governor faces four new criminal probes, and more calls for him to step down.

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