Eric Shneiderman: Frank Franklin II / AP Photo
The attorney General of the state of new York Eric Schneiderman announced his resignation in connection with the charges against him in the beating of four women. This is stated in the message on the website of the office of the attorney General.
“Over the last few hours against me were serious allegations, which I categorically reject. These statements are not related to my professional conduct or activities of the attorney General’s office, they prevent me to perform my duties at this critical time. So I quit after 8 may,” it said in a statement.
He went on such a step after three hours after the publication in the New Yorker material, in which the former girlfriend of Prosecutor spoke about the physical violence, causing them at different times had to seek medical help. In particular, two companion publications claimed that Schneiderman “a lot of times beat them, often drunk, often in bed and every time without the consent of the”
Schneiderman in his defense said that it was all part of the erotic role-playing games, and he “never crossed the line, beyond which ended in the consent of the partners”.
Earlier, 63-year-old Schneiderman used his powers for the prosecution of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in connection with his sexual harassment.
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