Judge Dismisses Groping Case Against Former NY Gov. Cuomo
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has dismissed the only criminal charge filed against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in connection with the sexual harassment allegations that drove him from office.
The expected procedural move had been requested by prosecutors and came as they, Cuomo and his lawyers made a virtual appearance Friay before a judge in Albany City Court.
Cuomo was briefly visible on the video conference as a defense attorney moved her camera slightly to show him in the room.
Cuomo had denied the allegation that he groped an aide in 2020.
The Albany district attorney had said he found the aide credible but believed he couldn’t prove her allegations in court.
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On Tuesday, August 10 Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his two week notice to the people of New York. He announced that in light of sexual harassment allegations and a scathing report on the topic from New York Attorney General Letitia James, he would be resigning effective Tuesday, August 24.
From the moment those words were uttered from his mouth, the memes began to fly. We were there to catch them.