The New York Times reports:
The State Assembly’s impeachment investigation into Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is “nearing completion” and the body will soon consider “potential articles of impeachment” against him, the chair of the committee overseeing the inquiry said in a statement on Thursday.
Charles D. Lavine, who leads the Assembly’s Judiciary Committee, said that lawyers hired by the judiciary committee had directed Mr. Cuomo and his legal team to submit any evidence in the governor’s defense by next Friday. The lawyers had previously issued a subpoena for relevant documents.
The move was the latest and most vivid indication yet that the Assembly, which is controlled by Democrats, was moving quickly to impeach Mr. Cuomo, a third-term Democrat.
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Breaking News: The impeachment inquiry into Gov. Andrew Cuomo is nearing completion. His lawyers have been asked to submit evidence in his defense by next Friday. https://t.co/U1CcKxDyup
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