August 10 2021 Manhattan, New York – Governor Cuomo has announced that he will resign in 2 weeks time. Video shows him leaving following the announcement.
“Given the circumstances, the best way I can help now is if I step aside and let government get back to government, and therefore that is what I’ll do, because I work for you, and doing the right thing, is doing the right thing for you,” Cuomo said in press conference announcement. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, will serve the rest of his term when the resignation becomes effective in 14 days.
Video by Kevin RC Wilson (FNTV Freedomnews.tv)
New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he would resign from office:
“Today closes a sad chapter for all of New York, but it’s an important step towards justice.
“I thank Governor Cuomo for his contributions to our state. The ascension of our Lieutenant Governor, Kathy Hochul, will help New York enter a new day. We must continue to build on the progress already made and improve the lives of New Yorkers in every corner of the state. I know our state is in good hands with Lieutenant Governor Hochul at the helm, and I look forward to continuing to work with her. “