This is the first actual criminal complaint filed against Andrew Cuomo , the NY Governor….
It appear to be a misdemeanour …..
Not a felony….
Cuomo doe NOT face any other actual criminal charges right now and has told the NY State Assembly that he will cooperate with a possible impeachment hearing…..
This lowers his odds of keeping his job …
But I do NOT count THAT out….
A woman who accused Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of groping her breast in the Executive Mansion last year has filed a criminal complaint with the Albany County sheriff’s department, the sheriff’s office said on Friday.
The criminal complaint from the woman, an executive assistant whose name has not been publicized, increases the possibility that the governor could face criminal charges related to his behavior.
Legal experts have said that his conduct toward the assistant, as described in a 165-page report released by the New York State attorney general’s office this week, could be charged as forcible touching, a misdemeanor.
Mr. Cuomo, a third-term Democrat, has repeatedly denied ever inappropriately touching the woman, or any of the others who have accused him of sexual misconduct. On Thursday, he said he would cooperate with the State Assembly’s request for information as it concludes its investigation into his conduct and prepares to draft articles of impeachment against him…