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They detail how Chris Cuomo helped his brother, the former governor of New York, after accusations of sexual harassment

CNN host Chris Cuomo offered to help his brother, then New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, find out how many women would accuse him of sexual harassment, according to new transcripts released Monday of an interview the journalist gave to the investigators in the court case

Chris Cuomo has acknowledged that he played a role advising his brother while the former governor faced a series of accusations that ended up leading him to resign.

New documents of the investigation, released Monday, sister network of Noticias Telemundo, to comment on these revelations But in a statement to CNBC, a spokesperson for CNN said the organization would review the new documents.

“The thousands of pages of transcripts and additional evidence that were released today by the New York Attorney General deserve a thorough review and consideration,” said Matt Dornic in a statement. as regards CNN for the next few days, “he added.

Chris Cuomo admitted that he helped Andrew Cuomo’s team giving you more details about the accusations made by Anna Ruch, who objected to the governor kissing her at a wedding

Transcripts of Chris Cuomo’s interview with investigators indicate that he texted Senior Deputy Governor Melissa DeRosa, saying, “I have a lead on the girl at the wedding.”

Chris Cuomo said he was helping his brother’s team understand that Ruch had already complained about the attempted kiss at the same wedding, implying that the complaint should be taken seriously.

“I had a phone call with Melissa and / or Josh, and I said that they had told me that it happened at the wedding of someone of their own and that she had complained at that time, and that they had heard her complain, and that then the complaint It has always existed, it is not something that came up suddenly, ”said Chris Cuomo.

The CNN host said that helping his brother was a family affair and that it was not something inappropriate since he was not working as a journalist directly in Albany at the time

“Because what worries me is my brother and what this means for my family. And that’s not something I’m hiding. Do you know what I mean,” Chris Cuomo told investigators

“You know, the idea that it could ever be someone who reports on my brother has always been absurd to me. That has never been my intention. That has never been my practice. And so, look, this was just you know, I just wanted to have the possibility of helping my brother That’s all ”, he explained

Chris Cuomo said that any advice he gave his brother was based on telling the truth

“I am concerned for my brother and concerned that this is being handled in the best possible way,” he said of the discussions he had with the former governor as the scandal unfolded.

“And my feeling was that, according to my basic mantra, you must tell the truth and put the truth in front of you if you have something to say AND if you have something to admit, you must do it too,” he said.

Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation as Governor on August 10, saying: “I would never intentionally disrespect a woman, I would not treat any woman differently than I would like them to be treated, and that is the plain truth of God.”


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