NY governor refuses to resign over harassment, but pressure mounts

New York (AFP) – New York’s embattled Governor Andrew Cuomo said Friday he will not step down despite calls to do so by heavyweights within his Democratic Party, as he faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate touching. “I am not going to resign. I did not do what has been alleged,” the 63-year-old Democrat said on a call to reporters, referring to accusations made by six women since February. Cuomo also implored his critics to “wait for the facts” to emerge in a new investigation of the claims. The governor first refused publicly to step down last week, but the crisis …

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