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Ronan Farrow: Schneiderman Accusers Warned By Friends Not to Speak For the Good of Dem Party

Tuesday morning, Ronan Farrow stopped by CNN’s New Day to discuss his latest bombshell New Yorker report — on New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman being accused by four women of physical violence.

Speaking with Alisyn Camerota, Farrow detailed the reasons why the alleged victims were reluctant to come forward. And one of those reasons, according to the New Yorker contributor, was party politics.

“A lot of their friends and loved ones said, ‘Don’t do it. Don’t speak out against him,'” Farrow said. “And in some cases, that was because they feared the risk of reprisals. They feared him threatening people — using his office and power to say he could wiretap people or he could come after people.

“But also in some cases, Alisyn, those friends warned them off of talking because they thought that he had the power to do too much good for the Democratic Party.”

Camerota seemed to be taken aback by Farrow’s revelation.

“That’s a story in itself, of the sacrifices that people think they make for the cause,” Camerota said. “The personal sacrifices.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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