Scott Stringer Accused of Sexual Harassment By Intern, Begged Intern For Sex

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(TJVNEWS.COM) A former intern who once worked for New York City mayoral candidate Scott Stringer is accusing the city’s comptroller of sexually abusing and harassing her more than a decade ago, during Stringer’s tenure as a lawmaker in the New York State Assembly, Fox News reported.

The “progressive” contender, who currently in  3rd place in the current polls, allegedly kissed and groped the intern without her consent.

The intern stated Stringer “inappropriately and relentlessly pursued a sexual relationship with me.” and begged by repeatedly saying, ‘Why won’t you f— me? Why won’t you f— me?'”, she told reporters outside Stringer’s New York City offices.

The woman, Jean Kim, is calling on Stringer to resign from his office and “immediately” end his campaign for mayor. She held a press conference announcing these allegations.

Kim, who’s now a lobbyist, said that “I have tried my best to put this chapter of my life behind me, to forget about it all and move forward with my life, but I’m coming forward now because being forced to see him in my living room TV every day, pretending to be a champion for women’s rights just sickens me when I know the truth.”

“I have never disclosed this before because I was always fearful of his vindictive nature and that he would retaliate against me and destroy my career in politics,” she added.

The far-left  Stringer, who is firmly backed by the Working Families Party, denied the allegations after they were first made in a press release Tuesday night.

“I firmly believe that all survivors of harassment have the right to come forward. I will reserve further comment until this person has had the opportunity to share their story,” Stringer said. “For now, let me say without equivocation: these allegations are untrue and do not reflect my interactions with anyone, including any woman or member of my staff.”

With the Mayoral primary approaching on June 22nd, these allegations could play an impact on his chances of closing the gap and catching front runners Andrew Yang and Eric Adams.

Ironically, Stringer who has been very vocal against Asain hate crimes faces an Asian accuser in Jean Kim.

Scott Stringer has an impressive list of endorsements among the candidates. Below is a list of his supporters via  City and State

Labor: Alliance of South Asian American Labor, Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, Communications Workers of America District 1, Council of School Supervisors and Administrators, LIUNA-NY, Local Union No. 3 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Professional Staff Congress, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, Sheet Metal Workers Local 28, Teamsters Joint Council 16, Organization of Staff Analysts, UAW Region 9A, United Federation of Teachers

Organizations: Barack Obama Democratic Club, Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats, Chelsea Reform Democratic Club, Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club, Food & Water Action, Grand Street Democrats, Hell’s Kitchen Democrats, Independent Neighborhood Democrats, Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn, Progressive Women of New York (as its No. 3 selection in ranked-choice voting), Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club, Three Parks Independent Democrats, Village Independent Democrats, West Harlem Progressive Democratic Club, West Side Democrats, Working Families Party (as its No. 1 selection in ranked-choice voting), New York Communities for Change

Public Figures: Reps. Adriano Espaillat, Jerry Nadler and Jamaal Bowman; state Sens. Alessandra Biaggi, Jabari Brisport (as his No. 2 selection in ranked-choice voting), Robert Jackson, Brian Kavanagh, Jessica Ramos, Gustavo Rivera, Julia Salazar and José M. Serrano; Assembly Members Robert Carroll, Catalina Cruz, Maritza Davila, Carmen De La Rosa, Mathylde Frontus, Richard Gottfried, Yuh-Line Niou, N. Nick Perry, Diana Richardson, Linda Rosenthal, Nily Rozic, Rebecca Seawright, Amanda Septimo and Al Taylor; New York City Council Members Diana Ayala, Mark Levine and Jimmy Van Bramer; former Assembly Member Phil Goldfeder; environmental activist Bill McKibbin, actress Scarlett Johansson