Kamala Harris Still Silent Three Weeks After Cuomo’s First Sexual Assault Accuser Came Forward

For 22 days – three weeks and a day – Vice President Kamala Harris has not taken a position on the sexual harassment allegations against embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

The silence is very different from her past behavior regarding similar accusations against conservatives.

RELATED: Pelosi Claims There Will Be ‘Zero Tolerance’ If Sexual Harassment Claims Against Cuomo Are ‘Proven To Be True’

Kamala Harris On Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser: ‘I Believe Her’

On Tuesday, Harris was part of a United Nations event that celebrated the roles women hold in democratic societies.

But during this event, Harris’s willingness to declare, “I believe her,” in regards to Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, during his Senate confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court apparently had no bearing on the Cuomo controversy.

Harris went much further than merely mentioning she “believed” Ford. 

When Ford was chosen as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, the glowing snippet for Ford was authored by none other than Harris. 

Harris words for Ford are exactly as readers would imagine it to be, opening with:

Her story, spoken while holding back tears, shook Washington and the country. Her courage, in the face of those who wished to silence her, galvanized Americans. And her unfathomable sacrifice, out of a sense of civic duty, shined a spotlight on the way we treat survivors of sexual violence.

In closing, Harris laments that accusations of sexual harassment often go unspoken:

At her core, she is a teacher. And through her courage, she forced the country to reckon with an issue that has too often been ignored and kept in the dark.

Are the allegations against Cuomo being “kept in the dark” by Harris?

The new Vice President also received praise from the left for her “tough” questioning of Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings. 

Harris Silent On Cuomo

At the U.N. event, Harris did not even mention Cuomo and the allegations against him.

“The status of democracy also depends fundamentally on the empowerment of women, not only because the exclusion of women in decision making is a marker of a flawed democracy, but because of the participation of women strengthens democracy,” Harris said.

The Vice President continued, “I am proud to report that while the United States still has work to do, we too are making progress and that women strengthen our democracy every day.”

In December, Feminist.org ran a headline, “Top 10 Feminist Moments of 2020,” highlighting Harris’ 2020 victory speech for breaking “multiple barriers by becoming the first woman, and woman of color, to hold the position.”

Yet, the first “woman, and woman of color, to hold the position” remains quiet on the accusations against Andrew Cuomo.

On March 11, Harris was asked for comment about the Cuomo scandal.

“Madame Vice President, do you have any comment on Gov. Cuomo?” a reporter asked.

Harris just silently walked away.

RELATED: Nancy Pelosi Says Biden Blameless For Border, Chuck Todd Blames Republicans

Regardless of what position Vice President Harris eventually takes on Andrew Cuomo and the charges leveled against New York’s governor, her silence to date speaks volumes.

Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #16 on Feedspot’s “Top 70 Conservative Political Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2021.”

John Hanson

is a professional writer and editor with over 15 years of experience in conservative media and Republican politics. He has been a special guest on Fox News, Sirius XM, appeared as the guest of various popular personalities, and has had a lifelong interest in right-leaning politics.

Recent Posts

Supreme Court Will Hear Potentially Far-Reaching Affirmative Action Cases

On Monday, the Supreme Court announced it will hear two separate challenges to the use…

8 hours ago

With Biden You Get All Of The Drama Of Trump Without Any Of The Benefits

I am a huge Trump supporter, indeed my support of a possible Trump presidential run…

9 hours ago

Tucker Carlson Demands Answers: ‘Who Benefits From War Against Russia?’

As tensions in Eastern Europe continue to escalate, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced on Monday…

9 hours ago

Exclusive: Virginia School District Suing Youngkin Over Mask Mandate Advises Removing Non-Compliant Students Using School Security

Slides from a presentation to teachers at a Fairfax County Public School in Virginia indicate…

10 hours ago

Border Report: Worst December Numbers In History, Nearly 2 Million Illegal Immigrants Since Biden Took Office

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released operational statistics showing the worst December numbers at…

12 hours ago

New Poll Shows Majority Of Independents Want Fauci To Resign

The latest poll by the Trafalgar Group shows Independents joining Republicans in calling for Doctor…

12 hours ago