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Pelosi Joins Biden In Saying Cuomo Should Resign If Allegations Are Proven True

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should step down if the allegations of sexual harassment against him are proven true.

Pelosi said she has “zero tolerance” for sexual harassment and she believes Cuomo himself has expressed a similar position. So if the investigation into his conduct shows the allegations have been substantiated, then he should resign, she said.

“If these allegations are proven to be true, then zero tolerance would follow that the governor should not continue,” Pelosi told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

Pelosi’s comments come after President Biden also said Cuomo should resign if an investigation supports the sexual misconduct claims made by his accusers.

Seven women have come forward in recent weeks accusing the New York Democrat of unwanted touching, inappropriate comments, forcibly kissing an aide on the lips, and groping a staffer at the governor’s mansion.

“If the investigation confirms the claims of the women, should he resign?” ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos asked Biden on Tuesday.

“Yes,” Biden responded. “I… (Read more)

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