After Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D-NY) office denied claims that he threatened to compare an adversary to a “child rapist,” the New York Times posted audio of him doing just that.
In February, the Times had reported that Cuomo had a hostile reaction when told by a leader of the Working Families Party — which had previously backed his primary opponent actor and activist Cynthia Nixon — that the party would endorse him in the general election because he was better than a Republican.
The report claimed that Cuomo responded by threatening to label the Working Families Party leader as “better than a child rapist” if they compared him to a Republican again.
Cuomo’s office denied the allegation,