New York’s new governor reveals more than 12,000 people added to state’s Covid death toll than Cuomo admitted

Kathy Hochul has pledged transparency as incoming administration reviews data from nursing home deaths that drew state and federal scrutiny under predecessor Days after being sworn into office following the resignation of Andrew Cuomo, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has revealed that the state’s Covid-19 death toll includes 12,000 more lives lost to the disease than had previously been reportedContinue reading “New York’s new governor reveals more than 12,000 people added to state’s Covid death toll than Cuomo admitted”

Cuomo resigns after probe finds he sexually harassed 11 women

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned from office Tuesday, one week after an investigation concluded that he had sexually harassed 11 women and retaliated against his accusers. At a press conference Tuesday, Cuomo announced that he would step down from the office. His resignation will be effective in 14 days. “The best way I canContinue reading “Cuomo resigns after probe finds he sexually harassed 11 women”

Biden Tells Andrew Cuomo to Quit Already as Scandal Spirals

Biden told ABC News months ago that he would support calls for Governor Cuomo’s resignation if investigators could substantiate the allegations against him. President Joe Biden has called on longtime friend and ally Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York to resign, hours after the release of an independent investigation that found the governor had sexually harassed nearlyContinue reading “Biden Tells Andrew Cuomo to Quit Already as Scandal Spirals”

Reports: NY officials altered count of nursing home deaths

Some New York lawmakers are calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s impeachment after reports late Thursday that his top aides altered a state Health Department report to omit the true number of people killed by COVID-19 in the state’s nursing homes. The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing documents and people with knowledge of the administration’sContinue reading “Reports: NY officials altered count of nursing home deaths”

Cuomo addresses harassment claims, vows to stay in office

Besieged by sexual harassment allegations, a somber New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized Wednesday, saying he “learned an important lesson” about his own behavior around women, but he said he intended to remain in office. “I now understand that I acted in a way that made people feel uncomfortable,” Cuomo said at a Wednesday pressContinue reading “Cuomo addresses harassment claims, vows to stay in office”

Gov. Cuomo Accused of Unwanted Advance at a Wedding: ‘Can I Kiss You?’

The young woman’s account follows two separate accusations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed two female state employees. Anna Ruch had never met Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo before encountering him at a crowded New York City wedding reception in September 2019. Her first impression was positive enough. The governor was working the room after toastingContinue reading “Gov. Cuomo Accused of Unwanted Advance at a Wedding: ‘Can I Kiss You?’”

Coverup claims engulf Cuomo as scandal over nursing home deaths grows

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top aide told Democratic lawmakers this week why the administration slow-walked information on nursing home deaths, she appeared to be trying to dispel smoldering rumors of a cover-up. Instead the aide, Melissa DeRosa, threw gasoline on a fire that by Friday had enveloped Cuomo’s legacy of effective leadership during the Covid-19Continue reading “Coverup claims engulf Cuomo as scandal over nursing home deaths grows”

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