Things Are Only Getting Worse for Andrew Cuomo.

The New York Governor needs to resign.

Lauren Elizabeth
3 min readMar 1, 2021
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For weeks, concerns over New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the state have only intensified after it was reported that a top aide had been recorded admitting that his administration had concealed the real death numbers coming from nursing homes in order to avoid a federal investigation. As if concealing the death of 15,000 of New York’s most vulnerable and susceptible citizens wasn’t enough, Cuomo has now been accused by former aide Lindsey Boylan of sexual harassment in a detailed account of their interactions. Following Ms. Boylan’s courageous decision to come forward, Charlotte Bennett — a second former aide to the Governor — also decided to speak out, and shared her story of the sexual harassment she was subjected to by the Governor.

In response and in an effort to mitigate some of the damage as his administration awaits an investigation into his conduct, Cuomo released a statement of his own, acknowledging that some of his actions may have been “misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation”.

In other words, he did it.

To make matters worse, his first choice of a formal federal judge to lead the investigation was Barbara Jones, who was appointed by Bill Clinton and once worked with none…

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Lauren Elizabeth

Lauren is a writer & leftist with analysis on topics related to politics & policy. She can be reached at LaurenMartinchek@gmail.com or Twitter @xlauren_mx