In a brand new interview with the New Yorker revealed Thursday, Boylan — a candidate for Manhattan borough president who labored as an adviser to Cuomo from 2015 to 2018 — particulars a reminiscence of the governor exhibiting her a cigar field that was a present from former President Invoice Clinton and remembers idolizing her.
Boylan described Hillary Clinton as “the good hero” of her life however stated that isn’t the case anymore after the previous first woman launched a response to the allegations towards the governor.
“These tales are troublesome to learn,” Clinton had stated in a March 1 assertion of accusations towards Cuomo, “and the allegations introduced forth elevate critical questions that the ladies who’ve come ahead and all New Yorkers deserve solutions to.”
Clinton added that she was “glad to see that there will likely be a full, impartial, and thorough investigation.”
That response from Boylan’s idol left her “dismayed,” in response to the New Yorker.
“There’s no means you don’t know who this man is when you’ve labored with, or round, him for many years,” Boylan stated within the New Yorker interview.
Cuomo served as Secretary of Housing and City Improvement underneath then-President Clinton between 1997 and 2001.
Boylan was the primary lady to prominently accuse Cuomo of sexual misconduct when she tweeted in December that the governor had “sexually harassed” her “for years.”
Cuomo has apologized for making anybody really feel uncomfortable with inappropriate feedback and denied that he ever touched any lady inappropriately. The governor has additionally been adamant that he won’t resign. New York Lawyer Normal Letitia James has launched an investigation into the allegations.
Cuomo is going through strain on different fronts, together with his dealing with of COVID circumstances and deaths in state nursing houses in the course of the first few months of the pandemic. A February investigation discovered that the administration had underreported about 10,000 nursing dwelling deaths in July.
A Cuomo aide has admitted the administration’s determination to withhold knowledge on a name with state Democrats over fears that the info might “be used towards” them, the New York Submit first reported.