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Calls grow for New York Gov. Cuomo to quit from top state lawmakers

1 month ago   |   By KETV

The two top Democrats in New York's legislature withdrew their support for Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment and undercounting COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes.
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New York State legislative leaders say Cuomo ‘MUST RESIGN' after embattled governor brands such demands ‘ANTI-DEMOCRATIC'

New York State legislative leaders say Cuomo ‘MUST RESIGN' after embattled governor brands such demands ‘ANTI-DEMOCRATIC'

1 month ago   |   By RT

Leaders of New York's Assembly and Senate called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign just hours after he said stepping down because of rising sexual-harassment allegations by former staffers would be “anti-Democratic.”
New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, who like Cuomo is a Democrat, said Sunday that with new accusers of Cuomo stepping forward seemingly every day and the governor embroiled in multiple scandals, focus is being drawn away from the business of government. “We need to govern without daily distraction,” she said. “For the good of the state, Governor Cuomo...
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New York state Senate majority leader says Gov. Andrew Cuomo ‘must resign'

New York state Senate majority leader says Gov. Andrew Cuomo ‘must resign'

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and House Speaker Carl E. Heastie, both fellow Democrats, said Cuomo's scandals are too disruptive.
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Heastie, Stewart-Cousins, top Democrats in New York Legislature call on Cuomo to resign

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie made the unprecedented move Sunday, just hours after the governor defiantly declared that he has no intention of resigning and painted calls for his ouster as politically-motivated.
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Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

1 month ago   |   By Politico

ALBANY, N.Y. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lost the support of the Democratic leaders of the New York state Legislature.
Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the majority leader of the New York state Senate, is directly calling on Cuomo to resign.
"Every day there is another account that is drawing away from the business of government," she said in a statement released Sunday, citing "allegations about sexual harassment, a toxic work environment the loss of credibility surrounding the Covid-19 nursing home data... New York is still in the midst of this pandemic and is still facing the societal, health and...
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