BREAKING: NY’s Schneiderman resigns over abuse allegations

BREAKING: NY’s Schneiderman resigns over abuse allegations

[Ed. – That was quick.]

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned following the stunning New Yorker report on four women accusing him of physical violence.

The women — two of whom went public with their identities — all allege physical abuse and violence from Schneiderman, among the many many disturbing claims detailed in the New Yorker piece, including threats he made. …

In response to the report, Schneiderman denied he engaged in any non-consensual behavior and said he had been “role-playing.” Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand had called on him to resign earlier tonight.

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And then, just hours after the report was released, Schneiderman put out a statement announcing his resignation.

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