Andrew Cuomo is stepping down from his place of energy.
On Tuesday, August 10, the New York governor introduced he shall be resigning amid sexual harassment allegations. In latest weeks, many political figures together with President Joe Biden known as for the governor to step down.
“I believe that given the circumstances the easiest way I might help now’s if I step apart and let authorities get again to authorities,” Cuomo mentioned in a press convention. “And due to this fact, that’s what I will do, as a result of I give you the results you want, and doing the proper factor, is doing the proper factor for you.”
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will serve the remainder of his time period. She may also change into the state’s first feminine governor.
“It’s a matter of life and dying. Authorities operations and losing power on distraction is the very last thing authorities must be,” Cuomo mentioned in his announcement. “I can’t be the trigger. New York robust means New York loving. And I like New York and I like you. Every thing I’ve ever carried out has been motivated by that love and I might by no means wish to be unhelpful in any means.”