Following calls on both sides of the aisle to step down, embattled New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has resigned following sexual harassment allegations.
“The best way I can help now is if I step aside… and that’s what I will do,” Cuomo said during a Tuesday press conference, adding that his resignation would be effective in 14 days.
BREAKING: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces he is resigning in 14 days.
"Given the circumstances, the best way I can help now is if I step aside and let government get back to governing." https://t.co/xvFlqInxmP pic.twitter.com/8g1se7o2Og
— CBS News (@CBSNews) August 10, 2021
Cuomo: "The best way I can help now is if I step aside… and that's what I will do."
GOV says resignation will be in effect in 14 days pic.twitter.com/NzVClYB9k0
— Will Steakin (@wsteaks) August 10, 2021
Cuomo’s lieutenant governor, Kathy Huchul, is now set to become New York’s first female governor.
For those watching, this is quite the swan song.
@NYGovCuomo and now your patting yourself on the back ? I’m listening to you and I want to vomit . Go away pervert
— Angela Hundley (@fishinggirl58) August 10, 2021
If he loves NY, he needs to STFU.
You can’t “apologize” and resign, then pivot to how fucking great you are….people will just remember you as the creepy groper, no matter what. #GovernorGaslighter @NYGovCuomo
— Ⓐⓜⓨ Ⓢ🤡💜🎬✡️🐒🧚🏻♀️🧸🥸🇮🇱 (@AmyES52) August 10, 2021
Remember the cuomosexuals?
Tough day for Hollywood after half of it identified as Cuomosexuals last year pic.twitter.com/dgAUVRbifg
— Newsquawk (@Newsquawk) August 10, 2021
This definitely aged well
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) August 3, 2021
Via Zero Hedge