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Majority of NY Assembly would oust Cuomo if he doesn't quit

Aug. 04, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A majority of state Assembly members support beginning impeachment proceedings against Gov. Andrew Cuomo if he doesn't resign over investigative findings that he sexually harassed at least 11 women, according to an Associated Press count Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Aug. 04, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

Newsday. August 3, 2021. Editorial: It’s time for Cuomo to resign Earlier this year, beset by allegations of sexual harassment, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo requested an independent, outside review of the accusations. And he asked the public to reserve...

A majority of NY state Assembly members now favor impeaching Gov. Cuomo if he doesn't resign, according to an AP count

Aug. 04, 2021 15:21 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — A majority of NY state Assembly members now favor impeaching Gov. Cuomo if he doesn't resign, according to an AP count.

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Aug. 04, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 3 The Miami Herald on Florida Gov. Rick DeSantis banning mask mandates: Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho vowed to be guided by...

Cuomo investigation: What we know and what's next

Aug. 04, 2021 09:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s monthslong fall from grace reached a nadir Tuesday, when investigators said they substantiated sexual harassment allegations against him from 11 women, many of whom have worked for him. Cuomo, once widely beloved for his...

NY report details CNN's Chris Cuomo's role advising brother

Aug. 03, 2021 22:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN anchor Chris Cuomo appeared to offer advice on a statement by his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, addressing allegations of sexual harassment, according to a report issued on Tuesday. The CNN prime-time personality testified to investigators...

A look at the harassment claims against Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Aug. 03, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A long-awaited report issued Tuesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James into sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo detailed several accounts from accusers who have gone public. But the report also revealed previously unknown...

Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

Aug. 03, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting pressure Tuesday to resign, including from President Joe Biden and other onetime Democratic allies, after an investigation found he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers. ...

NY Assembly leader says Cuomo can "no longer remain in office," says legislature will expedite impeachment investigation

Aug. 03, 2021 17:28 PM EDT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — NY Assembly leader says Cuomo can "no longer remain in office," says legislature will expedite impeachment investigation.

Biden calls on NY Governor Andrew Cuomo to step down after sexual harassment allegations: 'I think he should resign'

Aug. 03, 2021 17:00 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden calls on NY Governor Andrew Cuomo to step down after sexual harassment allegations: 'I think he should resign.'