Andrew Cuomo forcible touching charges dropped by Albany district attorney

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New York Daily News

ALBANY, N.Y. — An upstate New York prosecutor dropped forcible touching charges against Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, just days before the former governor was scheduled to face a judge. Albany County District Attorney David Soares said he chose not to pursue the misdemeanor charge — alleging the disgraced governor groped a staffer at the Executive Mansion — despite determining the complaint to be credible. Soares said that “after review of all the available evidence we have concluded that we cannot meet our burden at trial.” “As such we have notified the court that we are declining to prosecute thi…

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