Extended Interview With Cuomo Accuser Charlotte Bennett


For the New York governor, Andrew Cuomo, as he has run into some serious trouble with former aides and allegations from former aides. Charlotte Bennett is one of those who has come forward and talked about Sexual harassment. Then she has accused the governor and we're going to go to a couple of sound bites that aired. This happened on the CBS Evening News on Thursday evening when Charlotte Bennett was talking with Norah O'Donnell on 60 on on the CBS Evening News, and we have audio now from Charlotte Bennett again. This is one of the accusers, and this is a former aide to Governor Cuomo. Now. The reason I make a deal of that is that In the past. We've seen some allegations against some politicians, and often it comes from somebody from the other party. But keep in mind as you hear the words of Charlotte Bennett. She is a former aide to Governor Cuomo. He asked me if age difference mattered. He also explained that he was fine with anyone over 22. How old are you? 25? What were you thinking? As he's asking you these questions. I thought he's trying to sleep with me. The governor's trying to sleep with me and I'm deeply uncomfortable. And I have to get out of this room as soon as possible. Now the governor had a somewhat sloppy press conference. I'll call a sloppy trying to clean up his mess. But in some sense, Doug it a little bit deeper and Charlotte Bennett did see that press conference and she had this to say to Norah O'Donnell on the CBS Evening News. Without explicitly saying it. He implied to me that I was old enough for him and he was lonely. Did you watch Governor Cuomo's apology? I did. It's not an apology. It's not an issue of my feelings. It's an issue of his actions. The fact is that he was sexually harassing me, and he has not apologized for sexually harassing me, and he can't even use my name. How bad is it for Governor Cuomo? Let me read you. A headline from

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