The anti-sexual harassment group composed of former state lawmakers called on Governor Cuomo to resign on Saturday after accusing him of sexual harassment.
“Enough. New York State has now lost the talents and ambitions of another woman. Their safety and integrity have been wiped out, unable to satisfy the wishes of a powerful man. The Sexual Harassment Working Group said in a statement, Andrew. Cuomo must resign immediately. Previously, Cuomo’s former assistant Charlotte Bennett accused the governor of the state of misbehaving her.
Bennett, 25, told the New York Times that Cuomo, 63, complained to her that she was “lonely” and could not hug anyone during the pandemic, and then put pressure on her for the last hug.
The newspaper reported that when Bennett revealed her sexual assault history to Cuomo, her reaction was “out of a horror movie”.
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Earlier this week, the sexual harassment task force requested an investigation into the governor, after another former chief of staff Lindsey Boylan accused him of trying to kiss her on the mouth and suggested a game of “zone poker” .
The organization tweeted a few hours after Boylan took office: “An independent investigation of Governor Cuomo’s workplace conduct must be conducted immediately. The investigation is conducted by an entity that Cuomo does not have any appointment or oversight power.”
In a statement on Saturday, the group consisted of seven former Albany staff members who said they had been harassed by former congressmen Vito Lopez and Mika Kellner and others, and told Bennett encourage.
The organization wrote: “To Charlotte: We send you our strength, support, and common anger at the abuse you have suffered.” “You have done a very difficult thing to become an Albany that is free from harassment. Another important link in the powerful chain. This is not required by anyone, but we are proud of you.”