New York state lawmakers announced Monday the investigation would continue into outgoing Gov. Andrew Cuomo, three days and a wave of backlash after initially saying the impeachment proceedings would end with his resignation.
Assembly members from New York’s leading body investigating the allegations of sexual harassment levied at Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushed back on the decision to suspend impeachment proceedings Friday.
New York state’s assembly speaker announced Friday that impeachment proceedings against Gov. Andrew Cuomo have been suspended.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will vacate office following a nation-gripping sexual harassment scandal, but despite his early resignation, he could still face impeachment.
Rita Glavin, attorney for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gave a lengthy rebuttal to the state attorney general's report on alleged sexual harassment, in an speech streamed live from the governor's official website.
While recent findings that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed at least 11 women have dominated talks about an ongoing impeachment inquiry against him, the embattled Democrat will also face intense scrutiny over his handling of the state’s nursing home crisis during the coronavirus pandemic.
The New York State Assembly Judiciary Committee met Monday morning regarding their ongoing impeachment investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but quickly took their discussion away from public ears, citing the need for confidentiality.
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., on Sunday challenged the Democratic-led New York State Assembly to stop “slow walking” impeachment for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who she says is using “time as his ally” after having spent years “bullying” other state lawmakers to his own political advantage.
The impeachment investigation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which began in March, is almost over, the New York State Assembly announced Thursday.
If New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo doesn’t resign following the state attorney general’s report this week that found the governor had sexually harassed 11 women, a majority of state assembly members are reportedly prepared to start impeachment proceedings.