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Top Dems, AOC demand independent probe of Cuomo sexual harassment claims

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Top Democratic lawmakers including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday demanded a truly independent probe into sexual harassment allegations lodged against Gov. Andrew Cuomo. After a second ex-staffer in less than a week detailed alleged sexual harassment at the hands of Cuomo on Saturday, the governor's office first tapped former federal judge Barbara Jones to conduct...
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Cuomo reverses course, asks New York Attorney General and top judge to appoint independent investigator over sexual harassment claims

Cuomo reverses course, asks New York Attorney General and top judge to appoint independent investigator over sexual harassment claims

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said he planned to revise his widely criticized plan to have a former federal judge with ties to a longtime ally investigate sexual harassment claims against him.
In a Sunday press release , Cuomo's office said he would instead ask New York Attorney General Letitia James and Janet DiFiore, the chief judge on the highest court in New York, to name "a jointly select an independent and qualified lawyer in private practice without political affiliation to conduct a thorough review of the matter and issue a public report."
"We had...
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Cuomo's counsel says AG, chief judge will pick investigator in sexual harassment claim

Cuomo's counsel says AG, chief judge will pick investigator in sexual harassment claim

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked the state's attorney general and chief appeals court judge to jointly appoint an independent lawyer to investigate claims that he sexually harassed at least two women who worked for him.
The move came after legislative leaders assailed Cuomo's plan to appoint a retired federal judge to conduct the probe.
“The Governor's Office wants a review of the sexual harassment claims made against the Governor to be done in a manner beyond reproach,” Beth Garvey, special counsel to the governor, said. “We had selected former Federal Judge Barbara...
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White House calls for independent probe of sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo: press secretary Jen Psaki

White House calls for independent probe of sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo: press secretary Jen Psaki

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The investigation 'should move forward as quickly as possible,' White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday.
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