Issues are going to be awkward within the CNN lunch room!
CNN anchor Dana Bash confused her colleague Chris Cuomo together with his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, on-air Sunday whereas discussing the newest sexual harassment allegations towards the politician.
The chief political correspondent made the gaffe in reporting that the governor allegedly requested his former aide, Charlotte Bennett, 25, inappropriate questions and made feedback that she mentioned left her feeling like he “needed to sleep with me.”
“The New York Instances is reporting final evening a second allegation of sexual harassment towards New York Governor Chris Cuomo,” Bash mentioned on “State of the Union.”
“It is a report from a former aide Charlotte Bennett saying that Cuomo requested her alone in his workplace final spring about her intercourse life, together with whether or not she ever had intercourse with older males she has different allegations as nicely,” she continued.
Bash then launched into an interview with White Home press secretary Jen Psaki earlier than correcting herself for by accident naming the “Cuomo Prime Time” host.
“Governor Andrew Cuomo I ought to say, clearly,” she mentioned.
The most recent revelations involving the elder Cuomo, 63, come after one other former aide, Lindsey Boylan, accused him of sexual harassment.