Lindsey Boylan, who worked as an aide to the New York State Governor, Andrew Cuomo, He has again accused him of sexual abuse this Wednesday in a letter in which he relates how “intimidation” within his administration is “so widespread” that “it is tolerated” and “expected.”
“We’re going to play strip poker,” Boylan’s publication begins on the Medium platform, where he breaks down how Cuomo “has created a culture within his administration in which sexual harassment and bullying are so widespread that it is not only tolerated, it is expected. “
“His inappropriate behavior towards women It’s a confirmation that he likes you, that you must be doing something right. He used intimidation to silence his critics. And if you dare to speak up, you will face the consequences, “he denounces.
It is not the first time that Boylan, who is running for president of the Manhattan district, denounces the inappropriate behavior of Cuomo, after in December of last year he expressed through social networks that the Democratic governor “abused his power” Y he sexually harassed her “for years.”
Boylan has explained that it was then that another former Cuomo employee confided in him that “he had also been subjected to workplace harassment” and the possibility that the governor could sound like a possible attorney general of the United States, which “blew him up.”
“In a few tweets I told the world what some close friends, family and my therapist had known for years, Andrew Cuomo abused his power as governor to sexually harass me, just as he had with so many other women“, he recalled.
Touching and kiss
Boylan has also told how on one occasion, in 2018, Cuomo even kissed her after a briefing between the two on infrastructure and economic matters in his office in New York.
“When I got up to leave and walked to the door, He stood in front of me and kissed me on the lips. I was in shock, but I kept walking, “says Boylan, who shortly after decided to resign, as the relationship with Cuomo’s team,” mostly women, “he clarifies,” became hostile. ”
In the letter, Boylan has also narrated other episodes of touching and caressing that Cuomo inflicted on her back, arms and legs, Inappropriate comments against other colleagues because of their physical appearance and romantic relationships, and another episode in which her boss let her know that the governor had felt “a crush” upon seeing her.
Boylan’s new revelations come in parallel to another series of accusations against Cuomo, this time related to the supposed role that he would have carried out in covering up dozens of deaths in New York nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic.