The New York Times is reporting that hours after four women accused the #MeToo Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, of seuxal assault, he has resigned.
“It’s been my great honor and privilege to serve as attorney general for the people of the State of New York,” Mr. Schneiderman said in a statement. “In the last several hours, serious allegations, which I strongly contest, have been made against me.
“While these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the operations of the office, they will effectively prevent me from leading the office’s work at this critical time. I therefore resign my office, effective at the close of business on May 8, 2018.”
It’s a stunning fall for a member of the Resistance and a #MeToo champion for women.
Four women said they were choked, hit, slapped, and one was threatened with death. One said he told her he’d tap her phones if she broke up with him.
All the women in the article, who had been romantically involved with Mr. Schneiderman, said the violence was not consensual[…]
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