NYC politician sues woman who accused him of sexual assault


              FILE - Jean Kim speaks to reporters during a news conference, Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in New York. Former state Assembly member and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer says in his lawsuit filed in state court in Manhattan on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, that Kim "smeared Mr. Stringer’s integrity and reputation" in April 2021, when she accused him of groping her without consent some 20 years earlier. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - New York City Comptroller and Democratic mayoral candidate Scott Stringer speaks to reporters during a campaign news conference, Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in New York. Stringer, whose 2021 campaign for mayor was derailed by a decades-old sexual misconduct allegation sued his accuser for defamation on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. His lawsuit filed in state court in Manhattan on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, says that Kim "smeared Mr. Stringer’s integrity and reputation" in April 2021, when she accused him of groping her without consent some 20 years earlier. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
NYC politician sues woman who accused him of sexual assault