Andrew resigned from his place of energy following calls from fellow politicians, together with President Joe Biden.
“I feel that given the circumstances one of the best ways I may help now’s if I step apart and let authorities get again to authorities,” he stated in a press convention. “And due to this fact, that’s what I will do, as a result of I give you the results you want, and doing the best factor, is doing the best factor for you.”
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul has been filling in.
In keeping with an Aug. 3 report from the Legal professional Basic, 11 girls accused the governor of various offenses, which allegedly included “a sample of inappropriate conduct” with an govt assistant.
Andrew has beforehand denied the allegations, saying at an earlier press convention, “I need you to know instantly from me that I by no means touched anybody inappropriately or made inappropriate sexual advances.”
About two months in the past, Chris was additionally accused of sexual harassment. His former boss at ABC Information, Shelley Ross, wrote in The New York Instances that Chris “greeted me” at a 2005 social gathering “with a powerful bear hug whereas reducing one hand to firmly seize and squeeze the cheek of my buttock.”
On the time, Chris supplied a press release to the Times: “As Shelley acknowledges, our interplay was not sexual in nature. It occurred 16 years in the past in a public setting when she was a prime govt at ABC. I apologized to her then, and I meant it.”
Reps for Chris and Andrew Cuomo weren’t instantly obtainable for remark when contacted by E! Information on Nov. 30.