Lawmakers launch impeachment investigation into Andrew Cuomo

Democratic lawmakers in the New York state Assembly said they opened an “impeachment investigation” into Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, a Democrat, announced the Assembly Judiciary Committee’s inquiry on Thursday after meeting with the entire Democratic Assembly conference. Cuomo is facing accusations of sexual misconduct by several women.

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“The reports of accusations concerning the governor are serious,” Heastie said in a statement, noting that Judiciary Chairman Charles Lavine would be leading the investigation. “The committee will have the authority to interview witnesses, subpoena documents and evaluate evidence, as is allowed by the New York State Constitution.”

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“I have the utmost faith that Assembly member Lavine and the members of the committee will conduct an expeditious, full and thorough investigation,” he added.

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