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Allegations against Cuomo need to be carefully investigated, Biden's press secretary says

Posted On: Apr 10, 2021   |   Posted By: Politico

Allegations against Cuomo need to be carefully investigated, Biden's press secretary says

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Sunday said President Joe Biden supports an “independent review” of the sexual harassment accusations leveled against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week by a pair of former aides - adding that it was personally difficult for her to read the latest account of alleged misconduct by the governor.
The remarks from the president's top spokesperson came after Lindsey Boylan, a candidate for Manhattan borough president who formerly worked for Cuomo and the state's economic development agency, revealed in a blog post Wednesday that the governor had kissed her without her consent and asked her to play strip poker.
Then, on Saturday, The New York Times reported that Charlotte Bennett, a former executive assistant and health policy adviser to Cuomo, was also sexually harassed by the governor, including inapropriate questions about her sex life.
Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union," Psaki did not answer directly Sunday when asked whether Biden believes either Bennett's or...

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