Cuomo to Female Reporter Asking About His Aide’s Sexual Harassment: You’re Doing ‘Disservice to Women’

‘When you say ‘it’s state government,’ you do a disservice to women, with all due respect, even though you’re a woman’

Cuomo Tells Female Reporter She’s Doing ‘Disservice to Women’ by Asking About Aide’s Sexual Harassment (The Washington Free Beacon)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D.) brushed off a reporter's question about sexual harassment in state government, accusing her of doing a "disservice to women."

During a Wednesday press conference, NYS Public Radio's Karen DeWitt asked the Democrat about former aide Sam Hoyt, who resigned in October after being accused of paying hush money after sleeping with a coworker and was later sued by a second woman for sexual harassment.

"You did have [harassment] going on within your own administration allegedly, with Sam Hoyt. What could you do differently to kind of pick up on that?" she asked Cuomo.

"You have it going on in journalism," he shot back. "What are you going to do differently?"

Video files
Audio files
Similar stories
Spicer Dismisses Reporter Asking About More Troops to Afghanistan: ‘That’s a Very Washington Question’
Jen Psaki Swipes at Reporter Asking About Biden Admin’s China Strategy: I Don’t Appreciate You ‘Putting Words in My Mouth’
CNN Airs Montage of Gov. Cuomo Denouncing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Chris Wallace: Only Thing We Can Hope Is this Is a Teachable Moment on Sexual Harassment
Wendy Sherman Links Trump’s Bigger Nuclear Button to Sexual Harassment Allegations