Latest Andrew Cuomo News

Publisher scraps plans to release book by Chris Cuomo

Dec. 07, 2021 20:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A planned book by Chris Cuomo has been canceled as fallout continues for the former CNN host who had privately helped his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, respond to sexual harassment allegations. A spokesperson for Custom House, an imprint of...

Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo steps away from SiriusXM show

Dec. 06, 2021 19:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said he's dropping his SiriusXM radio show, a decision that followed a sexual harassment allegation. “While I have a thick skin, I also have a family, for whom the past week has been extraordinarily difficult,” Cuomo said in a...

Lawyer: Chris Cuomo accuser was disgusted by 'hypocrisy'

Dec. 05, 2021 18:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who lodged a sexual harassment allegation against former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was “disgusted” by what she saw as his hypocrisy and attempts to discredit women who made similar allegations against his brother, her lawyer said Sunday. The...

CNN fires Chris Cuomo for helping brother deal with scandal

Dec. 04, 2021 20:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN fired anchor Chris Cuomo on Saturday less than a week after new information emerged about how he assisted his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as the politician faced sexual harassment allegations earlier this year. The network had...

CNN fires anchor Chris Cuomo over work defending his brother, former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in sexual harassment scandal

Dec. 04, 2021 17:38 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN fires anchor Chris Cuomo over work defending his brother, former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in sexual harassment scandal.

Trustees stand by SUNY chancellor amid calls for resignation

Dec. 04, 2021 12:10 PM EST

Leaders of New York's public college system are standing behind Chancellor James Malatras, who has faced calls to resign after the release of text messages showing he mocked one of the women who later accused former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment. “He’s...

US started inquiry into Cuomo sexual harassment claims

Dec. 02, 2021 21:55 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice began a civil inquiry in August into sexual harassment claims made against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York officials disclosed Thursday. The exact nature of the inquiry and its current status was unclear. ...

Ex-Democratic Party figure charged with sex assault on child

Dec. 02, 2021 15:00 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former chair of the Erie County Democratic Committee pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he sexually assaulted a child who was younger than 11. G. Steven Pigeon, 61, was ordered held without bail after his arraignment on five felony charges...

New NY health commissioner takes over from embattled Zucker

Dec. 01, 2021 22:50 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's new state health commissioner stepped into the role Wednesday, at a time when COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise in the state. Mary Bassett, a former New York City health commissioner, spent 17 years developing AIDS prevention...

Loyalty to family, instead of CNN, puts Chris Cuomo at risk

Dec. 01, 2021 14:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There's family, and your job as a journalist. Chris Cuomo's willingness to put the latter at risk in service to his brother has led to his suspension by CNN. The network took him off the air Tuesday, saying that material released by New York's attorney...