NEW YORK— Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the state attorney general’s office to suspend its investigation into whether the Manhattan District Attorney mishandled 2015 allegations of sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein.
A spokeswoman for Attorney General Barbara Underwood confirmed Wednesday that the investigation was put on temporary hold this summer on the orders of the Democratic governor.
The spokeswoman, Amy Spitalnick, said the investigation into Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.’s handling of the Weinstein case was suspended to avoid interfering with Vance’s ongoing prosecution of Weinstein.
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