CNN host Chris Cuomo returned from trip and addressed New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s scandal throughout his present Monday night time.
The New York Governor, who’s Chris Cuomo’s brother, introduced Aug. 10 that he was resigning from his place following a damning legal professional normal’s report. The report discovered that he had sexually harassed a number of ladies, subjecting them to lewd feedback and undesirable touching, and in addition participated in a strain marketing campaign to maintain the ladies quiet.
New York Attorney General Letitia James mentioned that Cuomo had violated each state and federal regulation however wouldn’t face fees. Cuomo’s resignation can be efficient subsequent week.
Chris Cuomo returned from his week-long trip Monday and thanked the viewers for “reaching out” and expressing “concern and support.” (RELATED: Tucker Stands Up For CNN’s Chris Cuomo: ‘Loyalty Should Be To Your Family Above All Else’)
“My brother, as you know, resigned as governor of New York and will be stepping down next week,” he mentioned. “There are a lot of people feeling a lot of hurt and a lot of pain right now. And my hope is that ultimately, everyone involved can get to a better place. That some higher good will be served in all of this.”
CNN’s Chris Cuomo addresses the scenario along with his brother, saying that he urged him to resign:
“It was a unique situation being a brother to a politician in a scandal and being part of the media. I tried to do the right thing and I just want you all to know that.” pic.twitter.com/DG4Fq7vSfJ
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The CNN host mentioned that he hadn’t lined his brother’s scandals, together with studies that he had altered knowledge on nursing houses to make his pandemic response look higher as a result of he “obviously [has] a conflict.” He added that his brother’s appearances on CNN have been “short-lived” and happened “long before any kind of scandal.”
However, Fox News media reporter Joseph Wulfsohn identified that the governor’s final look on his brother’s present was in June of 2020, and the nursing dwelling scandal broke in May of that very same 12 months.
Cuomo then acknowledged he had suggested his brother on find out how to deal with the sexual harassment allegations, and mentioned that he ultimately urged him to resign.
“I’m not an adviser. I’m a brother,” Cuomo mentioned. “I wasn’t in control of anything. I was there to listen and offer my take, and my advice to my brother was simple and consistent – own what you did, tell people what you’ll do to be better, be contrite, and finally, accept that it doesn’t matter what you intended. What matters is how your actions and words were perceived. And yes, while it was something I never ever imagined ever having to do, I did urge my brother to resign when the time came.”
Cuomo advised the viewers that he “never misled anyone” concerning the info he was delivering. “I never attacked, or encouraged anyone to attack, any woman who came forward.” He added that he by no means managed or tried to affect CNN’s protection of the governor.
“It was a unique situation being a brother to a politician in a scandal and being part of the media. I tried to do the right thing and I just want you all to know that.”