Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) on Monday denied the several sexual harassment allegations against him, claiming to have done nothing wrong despite weeks ago admitting he felt “embarrassed” for acting in ways that “made people feel uncomfortable.”
During an appearance at the State Fairgrounds in Syracuse on Monday, Cuomo essentially dismissed the investigation into his conduct following weeks of women, including former staffers, accusing him of inappropriate behavior.
“The report can’t say anything different, because I didn’t do anything wrong,” Cuomo said of the inquiry lodged by state Attorney General, Letitia James, a Democrat.
A former New York journalist lodged one of the allegations, claiming the governor sexually harassed her at a party at the Executive Mansion in 2012, placing his arm around her shoulders and keeping her “pinned” next to him “for several minutes as he finished telling his story.”
“I stood there, my cheeks hot, giggling nervously as my male colleagues