Andrew Cuomo’s fate should be sealed


Andrew Cuomo.

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If Andrew Cuomo was in the private sector, he would lose his job today.

But Cuomo is the Governor of New York.So while New York Attorney General Letitia James released today Report on page 165 Conclude that Cuomo sexual harassment Multiple women in office — violating state and federal law along the way — are unlikely to retire soon.

“Specifically, the governor, among other things, by engaging in unwelcome, non-consensual contact, and by making many offensive comments of the suggestive and sexual nature that produced the hostile. You can see that many current and former New York employees have been sexually harassed. Women’s work environment. ” report.. “We also conclude that the culture of the Executive Council, which is full of fear and intimidation and at the same time normalizes the governor’s frequent affairs and gender comments, has contributed to the conditions that enable the occurrence and persistence of sexual harassment. increase.”

Probably burned by role Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (DN.Y.) Played to bring the resignation of Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.). Definitely not all — New York Democrats photograph NS Wait-and-see approach Since the allegations against Cuomo began Appear During December. The state legislature is still conducting its own investigation into the allegations, but the time to sit on the fence is over.

Simply put, Cuomo has lost the ability to reliably lead New York State. It’s not just a complaint of harassment, it’s also a bad thing.His office earlier this year Rewritten official report The coronavirus pandemic concealed a staggering number of COVID-19 deaths in state nursing homes.Looking back at the longer list of governor scandals, my colleague Ryan Cooper In February, he asked Cuomo to resign.

that is number one When The most respectable Options for both the governor and his state. However, at this point, there is not much evidence that Cuomo behaves well. This means that it’s up to Democrats to act as soon as possible to control the rest of the New York state government.

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