Rita Galvin, lawyer for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gave a prolonged rebuttal to the state lawyer common’s report on alleged sexual harassment, in an speech streamed dwell from the governor’s official web site.
Galvin, who shouldn’t be a state worker however an lawyer with the regulation agency Seward & Kissel, appeared in entrance of the state seal in a room the governor typically makes use of to deal with New Yorkers. She used the time to argue in opposition to the numerous allegations within the report, which is being thought-about by the State Meeting Judiciary Committee in an impeachment investigation.
“From day one this was about constructing a case in opposition to Gov. Cuomo,” Galvin mentioned, claiming that the lawyer common’s investigation “was not about an impartial overview of the allegations” and was the results of biases held by the investigators.
“What occurred right here was this investigation took each doable detrimental factor that might be mentioned in regards to the governor they usually put it in,” she mentioned. “And so they disregarded the Positive, and the issues that might stability it, and the issues that might undermine what some folks had been saying in regards to the governor. And that is not proper.”
Cuomo himself is predicted to ship remarks later Tuesday.