Cuomo accuser Ana Liss details unsolicited attention, sexually hostile work environment in two-hour interview with AG’s office #Breaking112
In the two-hour meeting, Liss said she answered questions about her time in the governor’s office between 2013 and 2015, detailing what she described as “instances of unsolicited attention paid to me by the Governor and the sexually hostile work environment perpetuated by him and senior staff.”
“During my time in the Executive Chamber, it was a toxic, verbally abusive, retaliatory workplace, especially for young women like myself,” Liss said.
Liss said the investigation is not only focused on the governor’s alleged behavior but those in the executive chamber, adding, “Sexual harassment on the Governor’s behalf is a significant piece of the investigation, but he neither is nor was the only person in the administration responsible for offensive conduct ranging from scatological name-calling to outright objectification of women’s bodies.”
Cuomo has repeatedly denied the allegations of sexual harassment against him. CNN has reached out to Cuomo’s administration regarding the latest statement from Liss.
The investigation into the sexual harassment allegations is being led by attorneys Joon Kim, a former prosecutor with the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, and Anne Clark, an employment discrimination attorney. The duo was selected by New York Attorney General Letitia James to lead the probe.