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His partial admission of wrongdoing came after a day of wrangling over who should investigate his workplace behavior. James said she expected to receive a formal referral that would give her office subpoena power and allow her to deputize an outside law firm for "a rigorous and independent investigation. Calls for an investigation mounted after a second former employee of Cuomo's administration went public Saturday with harassment claims.
Her accusation came days after another former aide, Lindsey Boylan, a former economic development adviser, elaborated on harassment allegations she first made in December. Boylan said Cuomo subjected her to an unwanted kiss and comments about her appearance. Cuomo, 63, said he had intended to be a mentor for Bennett, who is He has denied Boylan's allegations. Over several hours Sunday, James and other leading party officials rejected two of Cuomo's proposals for how an investigation might proceed. Under his first plan, a Slags wanting meet fos sex Albany federal judge picked by Cuomo, Barbara Jones, would have reviewed his workplace behavior.
James rejected both plans, demanding a formal referral giving her office authority to subpoena documents and witness testimony. Republican leaders had, for days, called on James to launch a probe. Cuomo's statement that women had misinterpreted comments that were intended to be jokes was met with outrage from some people, who said he appeared to be blaming the women.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said President Joe Biden also supported an independent review that "should move forward as quickly as possible. The furor comes amid a new round of criticism over Cuomo's leadership style and actions his administration took to protect his reputation as a leader in the coronavirus pandemic. But in recent weeks his administration was forced to revise its count of COVID deaths in nursing homes following criticism that it had undercounted the fatalities to blunt accusations that some of his administration's policies had made the situation worse.
James fueled some of that criticism by issuing a report saying the Cuomo administration had undercounted deaths. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Twitter Sunday. Gun sales are spiking in Connecticut and around the nation, a buying spree driven by fears of rising crime, a political shift in Washington and the social upheaval brought on by the pandemic. Proposed rules deed to protect a declining species of whale have arrived at the White House for review. Several people injured after boat strikes wall Several people were taken to a hospital after the boat they were riding in struck a break wall.
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