"I have learned an important lesson".
"To the extent anyone felt that way, I am truly sorry about that". Northam, who at first acknowledged the picture, then later insisted the photo "was definitely not me", refused to yield to resignation calls and remains in office.
"I feel terrible about it", he said during a press conference in Albany.
At one point, he said he was apologizing to "the young woman who worked here who said that I made her feel uncomfortable in the workplace", though that description could apply to both Boylan and Bennett. "But that is the truth". She took part in a statehouse hearing on the issue in 2017 that led to reforms, but she said the new laws are not yet comprehensive enough.
"I understood the governor wanted to sleep with me", she said.
Respondents were evenly split on if the state is heading in the right direction or on the wrong track, with 50% saying the right direction and 50% saying things in NY are on the wrong track.
Cuomo said he will "fully co-operate" with an investigation into the allegations being overseen by the state's independently elected attorney general.
The Cayuga County chair said he thought more Democrats would come forward in the coming days to ask Cuomo to resign. "If these allegations are true, he can not govern, simple as that", said DeBlasio.
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On Wednesday, Cuomo said he's not going anywhere.
Top Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called the claims credible as the chorus grows for Cuomo to step down.
Cuomo, speaking at a press conference in Albany, urged New Yorkers to wait for an attorney general's inquiry into the allegations to proceed before forming an opinion about the matter.
Cuomo also is facing an investigation by federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of NY into his administration's handling of nursing homes during the pandemic, including a decision to delay the release of the total number of nursing home deaths.
She told The New York Times that she removed the governor's hand from her back, prompting him to say that she seemed "aggressive". She voluntarily moved to another job in the Cuomo administration but said she later left government service because of the anger she felt over what had happened. I acknowledge some of the some of the things I have said have been misinterpreted as an unwanted flirtation. In a statement Sunday, he acknowledged that he had teased people about their personal lives in an attempt to be "playful" and amusing.
"I am not going to resign", Cuomo told a news conference after he offered an emotional apology for what he said was behaviour that made "people feel uncomfortable". You are straight with me.
But a third bombshell report in the New York Times Monday shares the account of a woman Anna Ruch who met Cuomo at a wedding in 2019 when he put his hand on her lower back and then her cheeks asking if he could kiss her.
Asked by a reporter whether Cuomo should resume holding in-person events, de Blasio said, "I think all leaders have to answer tough questions from the media, regardless of whether it's convenient". "Go find whatever you want and publish a report to the public about whatever it is you've concluded that I've done or not done".