In a text message sent to a friend after the meeting, Ms. Bennett said Ms. Derosier said, “How can we do this?”, Asking if she wanted to stay in the executive branch or move to another part of the state. government.
When Ms. Bennett’s friend asked what that meant, Ms. Bennett explained that foreign affairs would still be in the administration, but “she just didn’t interact with him.”
She also told her friend, in the same series of texts, that she trusted Ms DesRosiers but was worried about Mr Cuomo’s reaction: “I just said that I don̵
Two days later, on June 12, Ms. DesRosiers told Ms. Bennett that she would be transferred to a new position as a health policy adviser who still works in the executive branch but in another part of the Capitol. Her new job was announced in an email on June 17 to employees of the Ministry of Health. “Welcome Charlotte!” He concluded.
Later that month, Ms. Bennett met with Ms. Mogol, the governor’s special adviser, and reiterated her allegations. However, she said she soon decided to “leave it and move on”.
In a statement Saturday, Beth Garvey, another special adviser to the governor, said that “Mrs. Bennett’s concerns were treated with sensitivity and respect and in accordance with applicable law and policy. “She described the transfer of a health policy position as fulfilling Ms Bennett’s” long-standing interest “.
Speaking to Ms. Bennett, Ms. Garvey said, “She was consulted on the resolution and she expressed satisfaction and appreciation for the way it was handled.” Barbara C. Jones, a former federal judge in Manhattan the question, said Ms. Garvey.