DA: Schneiderman Being Investigated For Alleged Abuse OF 4 Women
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced he would resign at the end of business on Tuesday, May 8.
On Monday, May 7, a report came out claiming that Schneiderman had physically abused 4 women and that he would be resigning. Following that report, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo published a press release urging the New York District Attorney to investigate Schneiderman, and asked that Schneiderman resigned.
The Manhattan District Attorney has opened an investigation into Schneiderman, according to Fox News. The investigation was announced shortly after Cuomo had asked the New York District Attorney to investigate. No details of the investigation have been revealed.
According to Fox News, Schneiderman was seeking re-election this year for his position as New York Attorney General. He has denied all claims against him.
The report, published by The New Yorker, detailed the stories of 4 women alleging that Schneiderman had physically hit them and he had threatened to kill them.