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The #MeToo Movement And Allegations Against Gov. Andrew Cuomo09:36
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On Feb. 28, 2021, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time that some of his behavior with women had been “misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation,” and he would cooperate with a sexual harassment investigation led by the state’s attorney general. (Hans Pennink/Pool/AP)
On Feb. 28, 2021, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time that some of his behavior with women had been “misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation,” and he would cooperate with a sexual harassment investigation led by the state’s attorney general. (Hans Pennink/Pool/AP)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces mounting criticism and political pressure regarding accusations of sexual harassment and his administration's undercounting of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes.

Here & Now's Callum Borchers talks with Jill Filipovic, who covers women's rights, politics and the law, about how the #MeToo movement is shaping the response to the sexual harassment allegations against the governor.

This segment aired on March 5, 2021.

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