Gov. Andrew Cuomo didn’t present up at work on Wednesday however as a substitute remained holed up within the Governor’s Mansion creating a method to salvage his political profession, sources advised The Submit.
The embattled Democrat met with shut allies in Albany’s Government Mansion and remained tight-lipped on findings by unbiased investigators that he sexually harassed 11 girls within the office, in response to the sources.
“Mr. Cuomo spent Wednesday on the Government Mansion in Albany speaking along with his closest advisers making ready for a public occasion that may additional reply to the fees,” in response to a number of individuals aware of the matter.
“The occasion by no means occurred as a result of the governor’s workforce couldn’t decide on a precise message or format,” the sources advised The Submit.
Cuomo has not been seen in public or made a press release since Legal professional Normal Letitia James launched the 165-page bombshell report Tuesday morning, as a substitute opting to launch a pre-recorded video denying the accusations, as a bipartisan refrain of requires his resignation grew deafening.
The governor’s silence comes as separate legal investigations into the report’s allegations of forcible touching have been launched in Nassau County, Manhattan, Westchester County and Albany.
A large-ranging impeachment inquiry within the Democratic-led state Meeting is claimed to have broad assist amongst state legislators, nearly all of whom have known as for Cuomo to learn the writing on the wall.
The native requires Cuomo’s resignation have additionally been echoed by former allies President Biden, Home Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Chief Schumer in Washington.
The AG’s report detailed allegations of sexual harassment, intimidation and undesirable touching by 11 accusers that investigators discovered credible.
Cuomo’s Wednesday hideout — the mansion the place he as soon as lived along with his father Gov. Mario Cuomo — was the location of the report’s most severe accusation.
“I imply it was — he was like cupping my breast. He cupped my breast,” an unidentified feminine aide mentioned in sworn testimony to investigators.