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Trooper says Cuomo “expected” drivers to speed him up

Shame on the previous government. Andrew Cuomo expected state police drivers to take him to places “very quickly” — and at speeds of up to 80 mph on Manhattan’s FDR, according to the police officer who Accused of sexual harassment.

The unidentified soldier testified that Cuomo never explicitly told anyone to exceed the speed limit but added that “you know what is expected of you” and that it was “kind of like an unwritten rule,” according to a transcript. released Wednesday Written by Attorney General Letitia James.

“When you’re driving the governor, it’s like you’re swaying and swaying in cars because you don’t want anyone to pass you,” said the soldier.

“And he wants to get where he wants to go very quickly.”

When asked how fast Kumo – A orange muscle car I’ll drive around New York City, said the officer, “I mean if there was an open road, I’d say maybe 70, maybe 80, let’s say, in Roosevelt.”

The speed limit on the twisty, traffic-congested highway along the East Side is 40 miles per hour.

“But when it comes to driving, especially leaving [Cuomp’s former] And the Mount Kisco house that gets into town, she added, there were times when she used the lights to push people, you know, into the right track.”

“So you have a clear path to get where you want to go.”

Cuomo was allegedly driving her two drivers 80 mph on FDR Drive.
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The policeman said she worked as a como driver until the accident when, “I stopped, down from the FDR, which I wasn’t impressed with.”

Then Cuomo said to the supervisor, “Hey, you know I’ve had a lot of close-up calls while she’s driving her, you know, I want someone with a little more experience.”

Popular sexual harassment report that James Released in August, resulting in Cuomo Resign instead of facing accountability, detailed incidents in which Cuomo allegedly ran his finger over a soldier’s back and put his hand on her stomach after she was assigned his security duties.

The soldier claimed that drivers were especially expected to speed up when going into New York City from the Como home of Mount Kisco.
The soldier claimed that drivers were especially expected to speed up when going into New York City from the Como home of Mount Kisco.
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During her testimony on May 19, the policewoman said Cuomo “tried to be a flirt” but often “sounded intimidating,” according to the transcript.

In another soldier-related matter revealed in transcripts released by James, Cuomo denied any role in the transfer of another member of his security personnel who began Dating his daughter, Cara Kennedy-Cuomo – A relationship that was exclusively reported by The Post last year.

“No. Talk to the state police about it,” Cuomo said.

Cuomo also denied that he sought to have only female soldiers protecting or leading his three daughters afterwards. Trooper Dine Pfeiffer He was reassigned to a position that sources said was located near the Canadian border.

“I haven’t talked to anyone about it,” he said.