New York’s two Democratic Senators — Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand finally joined the majority of New York Congressional Democrat delegations in calling for embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to resign over mounting sexual harassment accusations, but failed to mention his other looming scandal — his administration covering up the data of nursing homes COVID death.
Over a dozen of New York Congressional Democrat delegations, including high-profile names Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), and veteran Rep. Jerry Nadler (NY-10) who simultaneously called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to resign amid half-dozen allegations of sexual misconduct in recent weeks, with some noting his other scandal involving his administration handling of COVID in nursing home.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is defiantly rebuffing calls, including those from within his own party for his resignations, telling them there is “no way” he is resigning just based solely on the recent allegations of sexual harassment lodged against him and insisting that he would not be “distracted” as he is focused on getting the state budget approved before April 1.
Charlotte Bennett, a former aide and the second of three women accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) of sexual harassment detailed the multiple inappropriate remarks the governor said while propositioning her for sex that occurred during the same time the Big Apple State was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic and the Democrat soaring to national prominence.
A third woman in less than one week has come forward Monday evening to accuse scandal-plagued New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate sexual behavior, saying he made unwanted advances by grabbing and kissing her at a 2019 wedding.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) called the sexual harassment allegations lodged against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) “serious and credible,” while calling for due process for the independent investigation.