Andrew Cuomo is currently fighting for his political life after becoming engulfed in a sexual harassment scandal.
But this is not the first time the three-term Democratic governor has faced similar obstacles.
Since taking office in 2011, Cuomo has frequently been mired in scandal in a state with a history of corruption. His administration’s mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic and the snowballing sexual harassment allegations are only the latest in a long line.
AMID RESIGNATION …
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday ignored strong pressure from Democrats to resign as he becomes engulfed in sexual harassment allegations and a scandal related to his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I did not do what has been alleged. Period,” Cuomo said in a conference call with reporters, adding that demands for him to resign are motivated by political animus, not factual evidence.
“I’m not going to resign,” he added, saying he was not “elected by the politicians but by the people.”
NEW YORK DEMOCRATIC HOUSE MEMBERS CALL FOR CUOMO TO RESIGN
Cuomo made his announcement after a …