The news of a sexual harassment investigation happening in the Attorney General’s Office surprised many people. The investigation was kept under wraps until it concluded and her top aide, Ibrahim Khan, resigned.
Despite the secrecy, it doesn’t seem warranted to other leaders that an investigation needs to be done on the investigation. Fellow Democrats have dismissed the calls from the public to bring in an independent investigator.
Mayor Eric Adams stated that he doesn’t know a better advocate for women than Attorney General Letitia James.
The reports about the investigation weren’t made public until last Friday after the investigation ended and Khan had resigned from his position.
While documents didn’t seem to release much information other than him being told to work remotely and not socialize with staff related to the Attorney General’s Office, it was confirmed the allegations were found to be substantiated.
Despite this, Sofia Quintanar spoke with the New York Times and said she felt that the investigation was mishandled and the concern was more about protecting Khan. She was one of the women that accused him of inappropriate and unwanted touching and kissing.
Governor Kathy Hochul has stated that she felt procedures were followed properly.
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