In an interview with the New York Occasions, Anna Ruch, now 33, detailed an incident from September 2019 at a marriage reception in New York Metropolis.
NEW YORK — In line with a report Monday night by the New York Occasions, a 3rd lady has accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment.
In an interview with the New York Occasions, Anna Ruch, now 33, detailed an incident from September 2019 at a marriage reception in New York Metropolis. Ruch informed the New York Occasions that Cuomo had put his fingers on her naked decrease again, including that her gown had an open again.
Rush says the governor informed her she appeared aggressive, and proceeded to place his fingers on her face and requested if he may kiss her. Then the governor allegedly kissed her cheek.
Rush informed the Occasions, “It’s the act of impunity that strikes me. I didn’t have a alternative in that matter. I didn’t have a alternative in his bodily dominance over me at that second. And that’s what infuriates me. And even with what I may do, eradicating his hand from my decrease again, even doing that was not clear sufficient.”
She went on to say that she felt uncomfortable and was embarrassed by what occurred.
Earlier Monday, New York Legal professional Common Letitia James introduced that her workplace has acquired a referral letter from the chief chamber to permit an investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment towards the governor.
In line with the referral letter signed by Beth Garvey, particular counsel to the governor, James could choose an impartial legislation agency to “conduct an inquiry into allegations of and circumstances surrounding sexual harassment claims made towards the governor.” The letter additional states that every one New York State staff are being informed to totally cooperate with the investigation.
Gov. Cuomo mentioned Sunday that he would cooperate with a sexual harassment investigation.