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  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will face an independent attorney investigating allegations against him of sexual misconduct.

  • Cuomo's office initially planned to choose its own investigator, but then backtracked amid a backlash from fellow Democrats.

  • Instead, New York Attorney General Leticia James said her office would hire a law firm, grant them subpoena powers and oversee the probe.

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  • Cuomo, one of the nation's most well known Democratic politicians whose popularity soared during the early months of the pandemic, has been accused in the past week by two former aides of sexual misconduct.

  • In a report published Saturday in The New York Times, one woman said Cuomo asked her about her sex life, whether she was monogamous and if she'd ever had sex with older men.

  • That account came days after another former aide wrote in online essay, saying the governor had sent her roses for Valentine's Day and kissed her on the mouth.

  • Cuomo denied making any sexual advances and late on Sunday put out a statement saying he never intended to offend anyone or cause harm.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will face an independent attorney investigating allegations against him of sexual misconduct.

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Cuomo to face outside probe of alleged misconduct

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/03
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