Cuomo impeachment investigators contact 70 目撃者, receive 200-plus tips: レポート

加えて, the investigators have received more than 200 tips regarding the Democrat’s conduct, ポリティコが報告した.

The New York state Assembly’s scrutiny of Cuomo is wide-ranging, covering allegations of sexual harassment as well as claims that the governor improperly received help from state employees to produce his 2020 本, “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19(新型コロナウイルス感染症 Pandemic.

It is also examining how the state handled an alleged cover-up of potential structural problems on the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, named for the governor’s late father, who also served as governor, the Times Union of Albany reported.


The reports were unclear about whether allegations tying Cuomo’s policies to coronavirus-related deaths among the state’s nursing home patients would be among the issues examined by the Assembly panel.

The latest developments on the investigators’ work were disclosed Wednesday during a public meeting in Albany, the state capital, convened by the state Assembly’s Judiciary Committee, ポリティコが報告した.

Tips from the public came in through a hotline set up by Davis Polk & Wardwell, a law firm hired by the Assembly for its investigation, レポートは言った.

“合計で, Davis Polk has spoken with attorneys for about 70 people who may have relevant information,” Assembly member Charles Lavine, a Democrat from Nassau County, 前記. “And Davis Polk has also been in contact with four government agencies about potentially relevant information – document requests and interviews.

Davis Polk specializes in white-collar criminal cases and several members of its legal team are former federal prosecutors, the Times Union reported.

The public portion of Wednesday’s committee meeting lasted less than 10 minutes before panel members convened with attorneys in a closed session, 新聞が報じた.

The meeting regarding the impeachment probe was the second to be held, with the first held in March, レポートによると.

Cuomo faces other investigations, including by the state attorney general’s office and the U.S. attorney’s office in Brooklyn, the newspaper’s report noted.

The attorney general’s probe addresses the sexual harassment allegations while the federal probe is examining the nursing home deaths.

This week the attorney general also received a referral from the state comptroller’s office for a separate investigation into the nursing home deaths but the attorney general’s office declined to comment on the matter, Fox News previously reported.

Cuomo and his representatives have repeatedly denied any allegations of wrongdoing by the governor.