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Newly released transcripts show Cuomo aides attacking sexual harassment accusers

Nov 30, 2021 6:33 am

Nick Reisman reports at New York State of Politics that Attorney General Letitia James' office on Nov. 29 released more transcripts that were part of the investigation into former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and they show his staff repeatedly working to attack the women making sexual harassment claims against him. The newly released public information shows his brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, forwarded documents to a Cuomo advisor about one woman accuser, Charlotte Bennett, pertaining to her time in college. Cuomo aides also leaked personnel files to the media about Lindsay Boylan, one of the first women to make her allegations public. And Jim Malatras, who was appointed by Cuomo as SUNY chancello,r is quoted in documents telling one of the alleged victims of sexual harassment that she should "go f--- herself." Cuomo, meanwhile, denied playing any role in responding to the sexual harassment allegations. "No one ever suggested that we were doing it or would do it," he said. "So no." Read more about this story at New York State of Politics.