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Cuomo accuser Boylan calls impeachment investigation a 'sham', will not cooperate

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Created: March 18, 2021 05:11 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (WHEC) — Former aide to Gov.Andrew Cuomo, and the first woman to accuse the governor of sexual harassment,  Lindsey Boylan is calling the impeachment investigation process into Cuomo a "sham."

In a series of Tweets Wednesday, Boylan claims the investigation, spearheaded by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie,  is "not designed to be transparent or move fast", and is giving the governor what he wants, which is time.

Additionally, Boylan Tweeted she would not cooperate in the investigation. Since Boylan first came forward, six other woman have also shared accusations of either sexual harassment, or inappropriate workplace behavior.

Boylan's concerns came around the same time that law firm Davis Polk and Wardwell was announced as the law firm to head that investigation. Debra Katz -- who represents Charlotte Bennett,  another accuser, called the hire "a conflict of interest."

She says her concerns have to do with Dennis Glazer, the husband of State Supreme Court chief judge Janet DiFiore, as Glazer spent more than 30 years as a partner at the firm. If the governor is impeached, DiFiore would be a juror on the Senate trial.    

Additionally, Katz and Boylan brought up concerns over a report that Cuomo is running his own "parallel" investigation, His would be the third total investigation, as Attorney General Letitia James's office is in the middle of its process.


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