Andrew Cuomo accuser Lindsey Boylan says new abuse claims ‘make her feel sick’ as governor is urged to resign

LINDSEY Boylan says new abuse claims "make her feel sick" after a third woman has come forward as Andrew Cuomo is urged to resign.

Cuomo's former aide said she felt "nauseated" thinking about Anna Ruch’s experience, who accused Cuomo of sexually harassing her.


Following the allegations of Cuomo's two former staffers, Ms Ruch,33, told the New York Times she met Cuomo back in September 2019 during a wedding reception.

She said Cuomo placed his hand on her lower back and asked if he could kiss her.

Ms Ruch added that the incident left her "confused and shocked and embarrassed.”

“I turned my head away and didn’t have words in that moment,” she said.

Last week Cuomo's former aide Charlotte Bennett, 25, also came forward with sex pest allegations.

The New York Governor addressed her allegations by confessing to "unwanted flirtation" and said he was "truly sorry" if he upset anyone with his "banter". 

Since the two ex-staffers accused him of sexual harassment, a video from 2016 has resurfaced, where Cuomo asks a woman journalist to "eat the whole sausage".

Meanwhile, Cuomo is facing pressure from Democrats to resign from office amid the sexual harassment allegations.

US Rep Kathleen Rice called on Cuomo to resign on Monday.

"The time has come. The Governor must resign," she tweeted.

Followed by New York Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara who tweeted

"No surprise to see the Governor quickly trying to interfere with this investigation after his 'apology.'"

"This abuse of power will only continue and further distract from our work at the State Capitol.

"I firmly believe the Governor’s resignation would be for the good of our state."

On Saturday New York state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi released a statementcalling for the govenor to resign.

"A truly independent investigation into allegations made by Ms. Bennett, Ms. Boyland, and any forthcoming survivors should take place -but the Governor’s influence touches all entities in New York that might review his conduct.

"The current review, arranged by the Governor’s team and overseen by an individual who has a work history with his close associates, does not meet any standard of independence.

New York State Assemblywoman Jessica González-Rojas tweeted, "It’s time for Governor Cuomo to resign."

It is expected that New York Attorney General Letitia James will handle the investigation into Cuomo.

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