Singas was charged by the governor with investigating allegations that Schneiderman slapped, choked, intimidated and violently threatened a number of ex-girlfriends, as well as the suggestion in the article that AG office staff and resources may have been used to facilitate the allegations detailed in the piece.
No formal charges have been filed against Schneiderman, 63, who resigned Monday, three hours after the allegations surfaced in a May 7 New Yorker magazine article by Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow.
However, this appears to be how Schneiderman characterizes the accusations, telling the publication he had never engaged in non-consensual sex, adding that he had "engaged in role-playing and other consensual sexual activity".
But Schneiderman's office had been tasked with investigating the Manhattan district attorney's office over its handling of a 2015 sex assault probe involving filmmaker Harvey Weinstein that resulted in no criminal charges. It's to be seen how the ongoing investigation of Weinstein and other cases will proceed with Schneiderman no longer in a prosecutorial role.
Things aren't looking too good for the New York State Attorney General.
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Schneiderman had positioned himself as a leader of the liberal resistance to Trump and had warned in a tweet previous year that no one was above the law.
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"She called me and told me he had hit her", recalled novelist Salman Rushdie, who dated Manning Barish before Schneiderman did.
Other states working with Schneiderman have said that his resignation will not effect the lawsuits. "She has asked to remain unidentified, but shared a photograph of the injury with the New Yorker". In a speech delivered just a week ago, he said, "If a woman can not control her body, she is not truly equal". "I have not assaulted anyone", Schneiderman said in a statement.
"What that tells me as a former investigator is that they had a lot more information on him than we do", said Giglio, a former deputy inspector general in the Attorney General's Office.
Conway also retweeted a Daily Caller story that gives President Trump credit for purportedly predicting the fall of Schneiderman.
The National Institute for Reproductive Health, an abortion-rights group, said it was "appalled and horrified" at the alleged behavior of a man it honored as a "champion of choice" just last week at a luncheon. Pataki assigned Vacco as special prosecutor, and an appeals court later upheld the decision.
The New York State Senate and Assembly will choose a permanent successor by joint ballot.
Since there are six months to go before the election, some are suggesting the solicitor general continue to run the office and let potential candidates "battle it out in the primaries".
He ignored questions, said, "Have a nice day", and was driven away.