An investigation to determine whether New York state lawmakers should attempt to impeach Gov. Andrew Cuomo is underway, with about 70 witnesses contacted, according to reports.
New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim – who said Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to ruin his career for speaking out against his mishandling of the nursing home crisis during the coronavirus pandemic – is now calling for Cuomo to face impeachment.
Sen. Kirstin Gillibrand said she believes Gov. Andrew Cuomo-- who is under heavy scrutiny due to an expanding nursing home scandal in New York-- should not resign or be impeached, despite an ongoing investigation by the Justice Department.
A New York State Assemblyman wants to set up a bipartisan impeachment commission against Gov. Andrew Cuomo over his mishandling of the coronavirus-related deaths in nursing homes.
Republicans in the New York State Assembly announced Thursday they will push to form an impeachment commission to "gather facts and evidence" surrounding Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s handling of the coronavirus crisis and underreported COVID-19 nursing home deaths in the state.
New York Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro called Monday for impeachment proceedings and a criminal prosecution to be launched against Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the alleged cover-up of nursing home deaths under his administration.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo drew calls for his resignation or impeachment this week after damaging new details emerged about the state’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak in nursing homes and subsequent withholding of vital information on the death toll – with even Democratic critics calling for greater transparency from the governor’s office.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday urged Senate Republicans to pay close attention to new evidence introduced by the House impeachment managers during the trial of former President Donald Trump, while framing Trump as fundamentally responsible for motivating the rioters who sacked the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Biden suggested having more time to get his Cabinet nominees confirmed may help jumpstart his policy agenda.
Viewers of the House’s impeachment proceedings were left scratching their heads after a leader in the charge, Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., took off his mask momentarily to sneeze into his hand.