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The former aide was called in to help Cuomo with an issue on his cell phone, which was reportedly a common request from the governor. After entering the room, Cuomo said very little and began to approach her, according to the account.…
The accuser alleges that the interaction could not be confused for a hug and recalls feeling "mortified" that one of the mansion's employees would enter the room.…
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