“I am not going to resign because of allegations,” Cuomo told reporters on a Sunday call. “There is no way I resign.”
Cuomo says his behavior has been “misconstrued” by his accusers, while suggesting that claims by former press aide Karen Hinton are “not true.”
“I never meant to make anyone feel uncomfortable,” Cuomo said in response to the scandal. “I am not going to be distracted because there is too much to do,” he added.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has now been accused by two more women of inappropriate behavior, bringing the total to five, while two female aides have quit his administration over the sexual harassment allegations as well as a coverup scandal over COVID-19 deaths in the state’s nursing homes.