Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Sues NY For Sexual Harassment Suit Legal Bills

The New York Daily News reports: Former governor Andrew Cuomo thinks New York taxpayers should be on the hook for his legal bills. A year to the day after announcing his resignation amid sexual harassment allegations, the disgraced Democrat filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Letitia James for failing to provide him with legal representation after one of his accusers …

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Final Deadline Passes For Cuomo To File For NY Gov

NBC New York reports: After months of speculation whether former Gov. Andrew Cuomo would make another run for his old job — less than a year after resigning in disgrace when faced with allegations of sexual harassment and wrongdoing — the deadline came and went with no paperwork filed by Cuomo. The first deadline to get the Cuomo name back …

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Dems Seek To Strip Cuomo Of Campaign War Chest

The New York Post reports: Albany Democrats are proposing legislation that would strip former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of his approximately $16 million campaign war chest before he could mount a much-rumored comeback bid. If passed, the legislation would apply to any elected official who has been convicted of crimes, impeached or resigned following a finding by the state attorney general …

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Cuomo Continues Comeback Tour With Speech To Group Behind Massive 2011 Anti-LGBT Hate Marches [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued his attempt at a comeback tour Thursday, laying out his own state budget priorities even though he’s out of office and denouncing what he continues to call a cancel culture that led him to resign in August amid sexual harassment allegations. Cuomo gave an address and answered questions from the crowd for an …

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CNBC: Andrew Cuomo Mulling Challenge To NY Gov

CNBC reports: Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is considering a run against his replacement and fellow Democrat, Gov. Kathy Hochul, as part of an attempt at a comeback after resigning in disgrace amid multiple accusations of sexual harassment by former aides, according to people familiar with the matter. Cuomo, who reluctantly left office last year after denying the harassment …

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Cuomo Blames His Resignation On “Cancel Culture”

The Associated Press reports: Just six months after he resigned from office in disgrace over sexual harassment allegations, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared to be hinting at a political comeback in remarks at a Brooklyn church on Sunday. The Democrat made a campaign-like stop at a Brooklyn church Sunday, delivering a speech in which he condemned “cancel culture.” …

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Andrew Coumo To Claim Exoneration In TV Ad Blitz

The New York Daily News reports: He’s coming back to your TV. Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has been creeping back into the public spotlight recently, will feature in a new round of advertisements beginning on Monday, his spokesman said. The ad campaign appears to be focused on rehabilitating Cuomo’s tarnished image after a torrent of sexual harassment allegations drove …

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Cuomo To File Complaint Against New York AG

Politico reports: Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will file a complaint against state Attorney General Tish James with the judicial entity that has the power to disbar lawyers, his attorney said on Thursday. James released a report in August that concluded then-governor sexually harassed 11 women, leading to Cuomo’s resignation. Five district attorneys have since said they found Cuomo’s …

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“Vindicated” Cuomo Won’t Rule Out Another Run

Bloomberg News reports: Five months after he resigned over a swirl of sexual harassment allegations, New York’s former Governor Andrew Cuomo isn’t ruling out another run for public office. He insists it’s too soon to talk about it. Instead, he’s consumed by what he alleges are serious mistakes by New York State Attorney General Letitia James and the independent lawyers …

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DA Drops Last Criminal Probe Against Andrew Cuomo

The New York Post reports: An upstate district attorney’s office is dropping its criminal investigation of sexual harassment allegations against Andrew Cuomo — shutting down the last of five criminal cases involving the disgraced ex-governor. But Oswego DA Gregory Oakes told The Post on Monday that while there’s not “sufficient legal basis” to bring charges based on allegations of unwanted …

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New York County DA: No Criminal Charges For Cuomo

Politico reports: The investigation into Cuomo’s conduct in the county he once called home found credible evidence that the incidents — kisses on the cheek of an on-duty female state trooper and of a school employee without consent at a public event in the city of White Plains — did occur, District Attorney Miriam Rocah said in a statement. “However, …

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Cuomo Ordered To Forfeit $5.1M From COVID Book

The New York Times reports: Former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was ordered to turn over roughly $5.1 million in proceeds from his 2020 pandemic memoir within 30 days, after a state ethics board found that he had run afoul of state ethics laws. The board, the Joint Commission on Public Ethics, directed Mr. Cuomo on Tuesday to relinquish the money …

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CNN Terminates Chris Cuomo “Effective Immediately”

CNN reports: CNN said Saturday that anchor Chris Cuomo has been “terminated” by the network, “effective immediately.” The announcement came after an outside law firm was retained to review information about exactly how Cuomo aided his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, when the then-governor was accused of sexual harassment. CNN said in a statement: “Chris Cuomo was suspended …

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CNN Suspends Host Chris Cuomo “Indefinitely”

From CNN’s communications office: The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense. The documents, which we were not privy to before their public release, raise serious questions. When Chris admitted to us that he had offered advice to his brother’s staff, he broke our rules …

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Ethics Panel Rescinds Approval Of Cuomo’s COVID Book

The New York Daily News reports: New York’s ethics panel voted Tuesday to rescind approval of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $5.1 million book deal. The Joint Commission on Public Ethics approved a resolution by a 12-1 vote reversing a decision made by staff last year allowing the disgraced governor to profit from his COVID-themed tome. The decision comes amid allegations …

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Cuomo To Be Charged With Misdemeanor Groping

New York City’s ABC News affiliate reports: A criminal complaint against former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been filed in Albany City Court, according to a spokesman for the New York State Court System. The complaint charges the former governor with a misdemeanor sex crime, the spokesman said in an email to ABC News. Cuomo faced several criminal investigations …

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Human Rights Campaign Fires Its President

The New York Times reports: Alphonso David, the president of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest L.G.B.T.Q. advocacy organization, was ousted by the group’s board on Monday night over a report revealing that he had advised former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on how to handle sex harassment allegations. Mr. David, the group’s first Black president, was terminated “for cause” …

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New NY Gov Adds 12,000 To State’s COVID Death Toll

The Associated Press reports: New York Gov. Kathy Hochul promised more government transparency on her first day in office and by day’s end her administration had quietly delivered it by acknowledging nearly 12,000 more deaths in the state from COVID-19 than had been publicized by her predecessor, Andrew Cuomo. New York now reports nearly 55,400 people have died of COVID-19 …

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Cuomo Stripped Of Emmy Award For COVID Briefings

Politico reports: Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been stripped of the honorary Emmy given to him for his Covid briefings last year. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the revocation on Tuesday, hours after he stepped down as governor in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. “His name and any reference to his receiving the award …

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Cuomo Begins Move Out Of NY Governor’s Mansion

The New York Daily News reports: Outgoing Gov. Cuomo is on the move. A U-Haul truck was spotted Friday morning outside of the Executive Mansion in Albany, where Cuomo has remained holed up during his final days in office. The governor has made no public appearances since announcing last week he will resign in the wake of a blistering report …

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