Andrew Cuomo, the former governor of New York, is taking legal action against State Attorney General Letitia James in order to compel her to make public the interviews conducted for the report that caused damage in 2020.
The circumstances that resulted in his decision to step down from his position.
On Thursday, Cuomo brought the lawsuit against James in a New York state court, stating that he requires the complete witness statements in order to defend himself against two sexual harassment lawsuits related to the investigation.
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In February of 2022, a lawsuit was brought against Cuomo for gender discrimination and retaliation. The second lawsuit, filed by former aide Charlotte Bennett, was made in September of 2022.
At least 11 women have reported being sexually harassed.
Cuomo refutes the accusations and, along with his supporters, has repeatedly condemned James and the inquiry into sexual misconduct as unjust. There are rumors that Cuomo is considering returning to the political arena.
When contacted by CBS News on Friday, a representative for James declined to provide a statement regarding Cuomo’s legal action.
Cuomo released a statement to CBS News on Friday, stating that all information revealed in the past two years has only discredited Tish James’ report and that she has been actively trying to conceal these documents from taxpayers despite promising to make them publicly available. He believes that this was a deliberate attack on his reputation, motivated by Tish’s unsuccessful bid for governor, and is disappointed that legal intervention is necessary to stop the state’s attorney from breaking the law.
In November, Cuomo
Additionally, they faced a separate lawsuit regarding allegations of sexual harassment.
by ex-executive aide Brittany Commisso.
During a 2021 interview on “CBS Mornings” prior to Cuomo’s resignation, Commisso claimed that he had touched her inappropriately on two occasions – once in December 2019 and again in November 2020.
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