New York Times: Current aide accuses Cuomo of sex harassment
(AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File )ALBANY, N.Y. – A woman who currently works in the office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he looked down her shirt and made suggestive remarks to her and another aide, according to a newspaper report published Friday. Alyssa McGrath told The New York Times that Cuomo called her beautiful in Italian, referred to her and her female colleague as “mingle mamas,” asked why she wasn’t wearing a wedding ring and inquired about her divorce. “I put my head down waiting for him to start speaking, and he didn’t start speaking,” she told The Times. AdBennett and several other women who have accused Cuomo of harassment have already been interviewed by attorneys working for Attorney General Letitia James.
Criminal probe, legal fights await Trump after White House
FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington. The president's legal entanglements are likely to intensify when leaves the White House in January 2021 and loses immunity from prosecution. The probe led by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is one of several legal entanglements likely to intensify when Trump loses power — and immunity from prosecution — upon leaving the White House. Trump faces two New York state inquiries into whether he misled tax authorities, banks or business partners. Carroll says Trump raped her in the mid-1990s in a New York department store.
10 Things to Know for Today
Barr has told people close to him hes considering quitting his post after President Donald Trump wouldnt heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department cases. (AP Photo/Michael A. McCoy, File)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. AP: BARR MULLS RESIGNATION The attorney general tells people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after Trump wouldn’t heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department cases, an administration official tells the AP. ROD BLAGOJEVICH WALKS FREE The former Illinois governor is back in his Chicago home after being released from prison after Trump cut short his 14-year sentence for political corruption. ‘NOW IS JUST THE RIGHT TIME’ Eight years after the singer’s death, a holographic Whitney Houston will appear on a concert stage again with a European tour and U.S. dates expected to follow.
Trump says he's considering commutation for Blagojevich
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that the White House is continuing to review the possibility of commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Trump suggested more than a year ago that he was considering a commutation for the Democratic ex-governor. Trump tweeted Thursday that Blagojevich had served half of his 14-year sentence. The Republican president told reporters Wednesday night while returning to Washington that he was "very strongly" considering commuting the sentence because he thought Blagojevich had been treated "unbelievably unfairly." Trump said he's taking into consideration Blagojevich's wife and children and what was, in his view, mere braggadocio.