Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) to resign on Monday via Twitter while citing a New York Times story focused on accusations of sexual harassment against the governor. Rice wrote, “The time has come. The Governor must resign.” The time has come. The Governor must resign. https://t.co/GjcvuNfpfQ — Kathleen Rice (@RepKathleenRice) March 2, 2021 On Saturday, Rice called for an “independent investigation” of sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo. She tweeted, “This is no joke. There must be an independent investigation into these allegations. The accused CANNOT appoint the investigator.” PERIOD. This is no joke. There must be an independent investigation into these allegations. The accused CANNOT appoint the investigator. PERIOD. https://t.co/a7AcScvV9f — Kathleen Rice (@RepKathleenRice) February 28, 2021 Rice’s call for Cuomo’s resignation did not include criticisms of the governor’s conduct with respect to his public … [Read more...] about Democrat Congresswoman Kathleen Rice Calls for Andrew Cuomo to Resign
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said to a female reporter, “I want to see you eat the whole sausage,” in a resurfaced video from the 2016 New York State Fair. This is amid a new investigation into Cuomo’s alleged sexual harassment of two women . “I don’t know if I should eat the whole sausage in front of you, but I’m definitely going to eat it,” responds Bethany Cefalu, now a reporter and anchor at News 12 Westchester. “There’s too much sausage in that picture,” Cuomo says in the exchange while his daughter looks on seated next to him. just thinking back to that time NY Governor Andrew Cuomo hounded a local news reporter to “eat the whole sausage” pic.twitter.com/EyNxFavOyG — Matt Binder (@MattBinder) February 28, 2021 Cefalu jumped to Cuomo’s defense Monday morning as the video went viral. “I was not pressured/harassed this is two people enjoying the one event – the NYS fair – that gives them a little more freedom to be informal,” Cefalu tweeted . “It’s really sad it’s … [Read more...] about Andrew Cuomo to Female Reporter: ‘I Want to See You Eat the Whole Sausage’
Resurfaced video footage shows Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo suggesting that a female reporter “eat the whole sausage” at the 2016 New York State Fair. “There’s too much sausage in that picture,” Cuomo said after taking a selfie with the reporter and the sausage. The other diners laughed at the comment. The reporter said Monday that the now viral video is being misrepresented as harassment. Resurfaced video footage shows Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo suggesting that a female reporter “eat the whole sausage” at the 2016 New York State Fair. Cuomo, who faces allegations of sexual harassment from two different former employees, sent a sausage to News 12 Westchester reporter Beth Cefalu and can be heard telling the young woman, “I want to see you eat the whole sausage.” “I don’t know if I should eat the whole sausage in front of you, but I’m definitely going to eat it,” Cefalu responded. At the time, she was a NewsChannel 9 reporter, according to the New … [Read more...] about Reporter Says Cuomo’s ‘Eat The Whole Sausage’ Comment Wasn’t Harassment
Less than a month after being featured on The Daily Caller, a Veteran Administration (VA) whistle-blower who was facing homelessness and an intransigent bureaucracy, suddenly had benefits approved. Sean Higgins is a Memphis VA whistle-blower who was on the brink of homelessness when he was featured in TheDC in late January . Higgins was credited with more than 40 disclosures of waste, fraud and abuse at the Memphis VA; he is primarily responsible for that hospital being designated as one of the four worst and thereby required to brief the secretary’s office weekly. Higgins had previously been terminated twice, only to receive his job back. He was terminated a third time in June 2017 , and that termination is being appealed. When the Daily Caller article came out, Higgins was weeks away from eviction, even though he’d been waiting more than a year for his disability payments to be approved and for more than a year of back pay. After the article came out, … [Read more...] about VA Whistle-Blower Finally Has Benefits Approved
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Andrew Cuomo Cuomo apologizes over allegations, calls for NY AG to tap lawyer for independent probe New York AG says Cuomo statement is not sufficient for independent investigation Cuomo asks New York AG to appoint independent attorney to investigate sexual harassment claims MORE (D) has probably long thought that one day he would be – indeed, should be – entering a room to the sound of “Hail to the Chief.” Now it looks more likely that music will be “Jail to the Chief.” There is growing Democratic criticism of the governor’s handling – or should we say “mishandling”? – of the coronavirus pandemic, in which perhaps thousands of seniors in New York nursing homes died needlessly due to Cuomo’s ill-fated policies, followed by a cover-up. Now Democrats are accusing Cuomo of strongarming them for raising concerns. Even New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is supporting an investigation into his nursing home fiasco. … [Read more...] about Will ‘Cover-up Cuomo’ be marching to ‘Jail to the Chief’?