The New York state legal professional normal’s workplace has subpoenaed dozens of officers in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration as a part of a probe into sexual harassment accusations, the Wall Street Journal reported late on Friday.
Cuomo’s aide Melissa DeRosa, whose title is secretary to the governor, was among the many officers to obtain a subpoena earlier this month, the newspaper reported citing individuals conversant in the matter.
Reuters was unable to verify the report instantly.
Spokespersons for Cuomo didn’t instantly reply to Reuters request for feedback.
Cuomo, 63, is resisting strain to resign following the flurry of accusations of sexual harassment or misconduct and revelations that his administration under-reported nursing dwelling deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The governor has denied any wrongdoing, although he has acknowledged it had been a “custom” for him to kiss and hug individuals when greeting them.
He has stated he was sorry if his habits had made “people feel uncomfortable”.
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