Andrew Cuomo resigns amid scandal


(WEHT)– New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced he will resign. This will take effect in two weeks. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will take Cuomo’s place as New York’s governor in 14 days.

“The best way I can help now is if I step aside and let government get back to governing, and therefore, that’s what I’ll do.”

Governor Cuomo

This announcement comes one day after New York Governor’s top aide, Melissa DeRosa, resigns.

One week ago President Biden called on New York Governor Cuomo to step down.

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