New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responded to the sexual harassment allegations on Sunday, saying his “playful” jokes had been “misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation” – and telling his allies to stop letting off steam on him. one of his accusers.
“I now understand that my interactions may have been insensitive or too personal and that some of my comments, given my position, made others feel feelings that I never wanted,” Cuomo said in a commentary. communicated criticizing his behavior and calling for an investigation to spread into the political world.
“I admit that some of the things I said were misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation. As far as anyone has felt this, I am so sorry.
“To be clear, I have never touched anyone inappropriately and never made an offer to anyone and I never intended to make anyone uncomfortable, but this are allegations that New Yorkers deserve answers. “
Cuomo’s former aide Lindsey Boylan claimed last week that the governor invited her to play strip poker and kissed her on the mouth. This was followed by a claim from ex-aide Charlotte Bennett who said he asked her about her sex life, especially if she had ever had sex with an older man.
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