In a brand new interview with the Occasions Union Wednesday, an aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo described how she was groped by Cuomo after being known as to the Govt Mansion to help with a cell phone concern.
The alleged sufferer has wished to stay nameless since first accusing the governor of sexually harassing her, however the scenario she has described is amongst probably the most critical accusations leveled in opposition to the governor.
“I keep in mind precisely what I used to be carrying,” she instructed the Times Union. “I keep in mind him slamming [the door] so laborious that I keep in mind pondering to myself that I’m positive the employees is, like, ‘Is all the pieces OK up there?’ He got here proper again and he pulled me shut, and all I keep in mind is seeing his hand, his large hand.”
The accuser stated Cuomo reached his hand beneath her shirt and groped her breast over her bra as she stood there making an attempt to assume the way to take away herself from the scenario.
“I keep in mind [thinking], ‘It’s important to pull your self collectively…even when it’s a must to sit right here for a pair minutes to try this,'” she stated as she described sitting in her automobile after the incident, earlier than then heading again into the workplace. “If I instructed somebody, I’m carried out. And who do you inform?”
The alleged sufferer reportedly has remained on the governor’s workplace by way of her accusations and is involved over her job safety. Although she has remained nameless to the general public, the Occasions Union confirmed that staff of the governor know who she is and what she has accused Cuomo of.
Cuomo has obtained widespread backlash after 9 ladies have come ahead accusing the governor of sexual harassment and now assault, however he has refused to step down.