BREAKING: New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Scandal, To Leave Office In 2 Weeks
New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday he will resign in two weeks because of a sexual harassment scandal that has crippled his administration.
Cuomo’s shock announcement in a live stream from his Manhattan office came after his lawyer again flatly denied claims that he had sexually harassed anyone during the Democrat’s three terms in office.
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will replace Cuomo, becoming the Empire State’s first female governor.
“Thank you for letting me serve you. It has been the honor of a lifetime,” Cuomo said. “God bless you.”
Cuomo’s resignation comes a week after a damning report issued by the state Attorney General’s office found he had sexually harassed at least 11 women, including current and former staffers, as well as a state police trooper.