New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday introduced plans to resign amid public strain from fellow Democrats after a bombshell report from the state lawyer basic’s workplace detailed allegations into how he sexually harassed 11 ladies, violating state and federal regulation.
“The easiest way I might help now's if I step aside,” Cuomo stated. He plans to step apart in 14 days.
The three-term governor, who gained nationwide approval for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, now faces several legal probes into his alleged conduct. Cuomo had& denied the report’s findings, arguing that his accusers misconstrued well-intentioned gestures and feedback.
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, a Democrat, is next in the line of succession.