Fox News – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called on the state legislature to investigate “extraordinarily serious” sexual harassment allegations leveled against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo by his former staffer Lindsey Boylan.
The “Squad” leader told reporters in Washington, D.C. Friday that survivors “deserve to be heard.”
She said the “process for hearing this allegation falls squarely in the state legislature.”
At the same time, New York attorney general Letitia James is reviewing a letter from state Republicans to investigate the allegations against Cuomo.
Lindsey Boylan is the former deputy secretary for economic development and special adviser to Cuomo.
Boylan published an essay on Medium this week accusing the three-term governor of kissing her without consent and consistently making inappropriate, sexually charged comments.
She said many other women had shared with her similar experiences.
Boylan is running for Manhattan borough president.
“Let’s play strip poker,” Boylan said Cuomo remarked on a flight from an event in October 2017.
Boylan, describing an encounter in December 2016, said Cuomo arranged through a handler to meet her in his Albany office and she agreed reluctantly.
She said he gave her a tour of his office, “smirked” and showed off a cigar box he said was given to him by former President Bill Clinton …
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