New York Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced Tuesday that he’s resigning within the wake of a number of sexual harassment claims.
“I think that given the circumstances, the best way that I can help now is if I step aside and let the government back to governing,” Cuomo says.
“My resignation will be effective in 14 days.”
Here’s Cuomo’s announcement:
Last week, New York Attorney General Letitia James introduced that an unbiased investigation concluded Gov. Cuomo had sexually harassed 11 ladies.
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will substitute Cuomo as governor of New York.
“The three-term governor’s decision was announced as momentum built in the Legislature to remove him by impeachment,” the AP says. “It got here after New York’s lawyer common launched the outcomes of an investigation that discovered Cuomo sexually harassed not less than 11 ladies.
“Investigators said he subjected women to unwanted kisses; groped their breasts or buttocks or otherwise touched them inappropriately; made insinuating remarks about their looks and their sex lives; and created a work environment rife with fear and intimidation.’”
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