NANCY Pelosi has been left red faced after a tweet from 2015 emerged, with a snap of her and Andrew Cuomo on a sexual misconduct panel.
The tweet has resurfaced after she said that the sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Cuomo were"credible."
"Too many women are sexually assaulted while in college. Joined @NYGuvCuomo to discuss why #EnoughIsEnough!", she had tweeted back in May 2015.
The tweet has sparked hundreds comments on social media.
Beck & Stone brand strategist Nick Lindquist commented "This aged like milk."
"Correct. So when are you calling for his resignation, Madam Speaker?" Reagan Batallion asked.
Pelosi said in a statement yesterday that the allegationsagainst Cuomo were"credible."
"The women who have come forward with serious and credible charges against Governor Cuomo deserve to be heard and to be treated with dignity," she said.
Following theallegations of the two former staffers, a third woman came forward and accused Cuomo of sexual harassment.
Anna Ruch, 33, told the New York Times Cuomo placed his hand on her lower back and asked if he could kiss her during a wedding reception in September 2019.
She said that the incident left her "confused and shocked and embarrassed.”
“I turned my head away and didn’t have words in that moment,” she added.
Her claim came after last week Charlotte Bennett, 25,Cuomo's former aide came forward with allegations of sexual harassment against the Governor.
"I understood that the governor wanted to sleep with me, and felt horribly uncomfortable and scared.
"And was wondering how I was going to get out of it and assumed it was the end of my job, "she told the New York Times.
Cuomo addressed her allegations by confessing to "unwanted flirtation" and said he was "truly sorry" if he upset anyone with his "banter".
His office gave New York's attorney general the go-ahead to hire a "private" lawyer to launch an investigation.
Bennett's allegations came days after another former aide, Lindsey Boylan, claimed Cuomo kissed her on the lips and suggested they play strip poker.
Currently, Cuomo is being pressured to resign from office amid the sexual harassment allegations.
US Rep Kathleen Rice called on Cuomo to resign on Monday.
"The time has come. The Governor must resign," she tweeted.
His brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, acknowledged the allegations on air on Monday, but said he can't cover the story.
"Obviously, I'm aware of what's going on with my brother, and obviously I cannot cover it because he is my brother," he said.
"Of course, CNN has to cover it. They have covered it extensively and they will continue to do so."
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