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BREAKING: NY Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, AG investigation reveals

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By Jenny Goldsberry

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday that her investigation found that Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women. This comes after investigators spoke to 179 individuals and reviewed 74,000 pieces of evidence according to James.

“Specifically, the investigation found that Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed current and former New York State employees by engaging in unwelcome and nonconsensual touching and making numerous offensive comments of a suggestive and sexual nature that created a hostile work environment for women,” James said.

Then, Cuomo himself was interviewed for 11 hours. “We found his denials to lack credibility and to be inconsistent with the weight of evidence obtained during our investigation,” James said.

However the AG’s office also found that Cuomo’s office enabled his behavior. “We also conclude that the Executive Chamber’s culture — one filled with fear and intimidation, while at the same time normalizing the Governor’s frequent flirtations and gender-based comments — contributed to the conditions that allowed the sexual harassment to occur and persist,” the report reads. “That culture also influenced the improper and inadequate ways in which the Executive Chamber has responded to allegations of harassment.”

These allegations against Cuomo began in February, a former aide took her story of abuse to The New York Times. Then aide, Charlotte Bennett, alleged that Cuomo had asked her questions about her sex life during a June 2020 conversation in his office. She interpreted Cuomo’s comments to be “clear overtures to a sexual relationship.” Another ex-aide, Lindsey Boylan claimed in a February Medium post that he had engaged in inappropriate gestures, even including an unwanted kiss.

Cuomo’s office has not been responding to requests for comment.

This story is breaking and will be updated.

You can follow Jenny Goldsberry on Twitter @jennyjournalism.

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Federal Reserve Economist on hidden camera: ‘we don’t want Trump to be in the government’

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Hidden Camera captures Principal Economist at the Federal Reserve talking about Jerome Powell’s legacy as “somebody who held the line against like, Trump.” According to hidden camera footage of Aurel Hizmo, principal economist at the Federal Reserve, the U.S. agency could have fixed inflation a while ago but refused to do so for fear of hurting President Joe Biden’s re-election efforts.

Hizmo told an undercover reporter that the Fed stopped raising the rates to tackle inflation because it could cause a recession that would likely end Biden’s 2024 campaign.

The influential agency responsible for maintaining a stable monetary system appears to not just be establishing interest rates, but to be setting policies for desired social outcomes. “Under Powell, the Fed has changed to think about equity issues, like racial issues, think about wealth inequality as part of the mandate, as part of the things we are following. Think about climate change.” Aurel Hizmo, Principal Economist at the Federal Reserve, who prior to working at the Fed was an Assistant Professor helps write speeches for Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell for the Federal Open Market Committee.

Hizmo says “Trump is just a crazy person” and conservatives are “dumb” as he describes to OMG’s American Swiper Citizen Journalist a politicized Federal Reserve Board where Powell has promoted ESG issues like climate change and “wants to be remembered in history” “as a savior.” But shhh…don’t tell anyone because Hizmo says: “I’m just really worried that I’m saying stuff that’s classified…It’s all classified.”

 

 

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