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Report: Assembly's investigation into Cuomo expected to largely corroborate AG's

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Updated: September 30, 2021 06:20 PM
Created: September 30, 2021 04:08 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The New York State Assembly is expected to issue a report in October that will largely corroborate the allegations of sexual harassment levied against former governor Andrew Cuomo released in the Attorney General’s report last month.

That’s according to a report by The New York Times, citing “a person familiar with the inquiry who requested anonymity because the investigation was ongoing”.

The Times said some lawmakers briefed on the inquiry said that a portion of the Assembly’s investigation would largely mirror the findings of Attorney General Letitia James’s 163-page report, which concluded that Cuomo fostered a toxic work environment and sexually harassed 11 women, many of whom were current or former staffers.

The Assembly investigation began six months ago to explore the possibility of impeaching Cuomo.

Cuomo resigned in August, but the Assembly resolved to finish the investigation and release the results to the public.

In addition to the allegations of sexual harassment, the Assembly is also investigating claims that Cuomo had members of his administration deliberately obscure the number of nursing homes residents who had died of COVID-19used state resources to write his book, “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic", which earned him $5.1 million.


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