New York County District Attorney
"They could indict a sitting president," said Nick Akerman.
Fictional prosecutor Adam Schiff, played by actor Steven Hill on the long-running television series “Law & Order,” was modeled after Morgenthau.
“We have too often treated these crimes as something less than other kinds of terrorism," said Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance.
The additional charges come after the former film executive was indicted on two counts of rape and one count of a criminal sexual act.
“The dual mission of the Manhattan D.A.’s Office is a safer New York and a more equal justice system,” said District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.