NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Sources tell CBS2 Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be questioned Saturday by investigators from the New York State Attorney General’s office as part of an inquiry into several sexual harassment accusations against him.
Sources say the questioning does not necessarily signal the end of the investigation, but it could result in interviewing new people and previous interviewees.READ MORE: Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Sweeping Housing Eviction Prevention, Utility Assurance Into Law
In a statement, the governor’s office said “The governor doesn’t want to comment on this review until he has cooperated, but the continued leaks are more evidence of the transparent political motivation of the Attorney General’s review.”
Several women, including former aide Charlotte Bennett, have accused the governor of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior.READ MORE: Search For Answers After 91-Year-Old Nicholas Rappa Found Dead After Being Tied Up, Beaten, Possibly Suffocated In His Pelham Manor Garage
At the time, the governor’s press secretary said, “There is simply no truth to these claims.”MORE NEWS: Cuomo Faces Mounting Calls To Resign Or Face Impeachment Trial After Bombshell AG Report
At least seven more women stepped forward with accusations in the following months. The governor has denied any wrongdoing.