August 10, 2021

Gov. Cuomo Resigns From Office Amid Sexual Harassment Scandal

Gov. Cuomo Resigns From Office Amid Sexual Harassment Scandal

New York Gov. Cuomo has resigned from office amid sexual harassment allegations.

We previously reported that according to Attorney General, Letitia James the office discovered that Cuomo allegedly harassed former and current employees. She says, “Governor Cuomo sexually harassed current and former state employees in violation of both federal and state laws. The independent investigation found that Governor Cuomo harassed multiple women, many of whom were young women, by engaging in unwanted groping, kisses, hugging, and by making inappropriate comments.”

Gov. Cuomo denied the allegations. In a prerecorded message, he states that he is innocent. “I never touched anyone inappropriately or made inappropriate sexual advances,” he said in what appeared to be a prerecorded message. “I am 63 years old. I have lived my entire adult life in public view. That is just not who I am, and that’s not who I have ever been.”

Now, Cuomo has resigned from office dispute denying those allegations. He says, “wasting energy on distractions is the last thing Government should do,” and that he should “not be the cause of that.”

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