New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been accused of sexual harassment by one other former aide, simply days after his earlier accuser printed an in depth account of her story on Medium. 25-year-old Charlotte Bennett now says she additionally skilled misconduct within the office whereas working for the Cuomo administration in 2020.

“I understood that the governor wanted to sleep with me, and felt horribly uncomfortable and scared,” Bennett advised the New York Times. “And was wondering how I was going to get out of it and assumed it was the end of my job.”

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Bennett’s new accusation additionally comes after NY lawmaker Ron Kim accused the Governor of threatening his profession for publicizing the nursing house scandal.

Cuomo released a statement, Saturday evening, addressing the brand new allegations:

… Ms. Bennett’s preliminary impression was proper: I used to be attempting to be a mentor to her. I by no means made advances towards Ms. Bennett nor did I ever intend to behave in any manner that was inappropriate,” the assertion learn partially. “The last thing I would ever have wanted was to make her feel any of the things that are being reported,” he stated. “This state of affairs can not and shouldn’t be resolved within the press; I consider one of the simplest ways to get to the reality is thru a full and thorough exterior assessment and I’m directing all state staff to adjust to that effort. I ask all New Yorkers to await the findings of the assessment in order that they know the info earlier than making any judgments. I’ll don’t have any additional remark till the assessment has concluded.

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