Andrew Cuomo: Fresh calls for New York governor to resign over harassment claims

Andrew Cuomo: Fresh calls for New York governor to resign over harassment claims
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing calls from colleagues in his own party to resign after a third woman accused him of sexual harassment, APA reports citing BBC.

A photographer told the New York Times that the politician touched her face and asked to kiss her at a wedding.

Mr Cuomo, 63, denied touching anyone inappropriately but apologised if his comments were misinterpreted.

An investigation has begun after two former staff members also alleged harassment.

Following the latest accusation New York Congresswoman Kathleen Rice added her name to the list of people calling for the governor, who is one of the most influential Democratic politicians, to resign.

 

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