Andrew Cuomo summoned the then Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanuagh to face a false investigation on sexual harassment allegations against the government – but would not say on Wednesday if he would heed his claims in view of the claims he made Will give A former colleague.
During Kawanugh’s Senate confirmation hearing in 2018, Kyomo released an official statement stating the testimony of Christine Blessy Ford – who accused high-school students of assaulting Kwanuag in 1982 in a drunk attack Was – “very forced.”
“There is a fundamental fact here that the judge hurts Kavanugh badly: why would he not take a polygraph? Dr. Ford said, “Cuomo said at the time.
“If he doesn’t take the polygraph test, it’s the final one,” he said, he said. “
Cuomo urged then-President Donald Trump to “demand” that Kavanaugh undergo the exam and later reaffirm Kwanuagh “a sad day for this country.”
Cuomo’s office did not immediately respond Wednesday, when asked if he would submit a polygraph test about detailed claims made earlier in the day by Lindsay Boylan, who in 2018 appointed his deputy secretary for economic development and special advisor Was resigned as
In an essay Posted on Medium websiteHe left without first warning in 2018, after Cuomo kissed her in his Manhattan office “on the lips” – Boylan – now a Democratic candidate for Manhattan Municipal President – said.
He also said that during the official jet trip of October 2017, Cuomo said, “Let’s play strip poker”.
Former State Senate staffer Erica Vladimer – whose forced-kissing then charges against Sen. Jeff Klein (D-The Bronx) helped propel his 2018 defeat – saying, “To my person’s knowledge, polygraph tests are not 100 percent accurate.”
“But if you look at it in the context of an elected official – not only that, but the governor of New York – living and acting based on his own words then, yes, he should take the polygraph test.” said.
“If it wasn’t true, why isn’t she coming out and addressing it. Why is she hiding behind female employees and flight manifestes instead?”
Cuomo – who called Boylan’s allegations “just not true” when he initially made them without an extension in December – did not hold a news conference on Wednesday.
But her press secretary, Kaitlyn Girouard, said in a prepared statement, “As we said earlier, Ms. Boylan’s claims of inappropriate behavior are fairly straightforward.”
Girouard also released a joint statement from four current and former colleagues – John Magyore, Howard Zemsky, Dani Lever and AB Fashor Collins – who said he had joined Cuomo for the October 2017 flights on which Boylan was also a passenger Were.
“We were on each of these October flights and this conversation did not take place,” the statement said.