Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday he is not going to resign, in response to growing calls from New York legislators that he should.
Cuomo is facing serious scrutiny over allegations of harassment from former aides — with new allegations coming out in the past 24 hours — and there is an investigation underway by the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James.
Some New York Democrats have said that Cuomo should resign. Cuomo responded during a Sunday press conference by saying, “I was elected by the people of the state. I wasn’t elected by politicians. I’m not going to resign because of allegations.”
“The premise of resigning because of allegations is actually antidemocratic, and we’ve always done the exact opposite. The system is based on due process and the credibility of the allegation,” the governor continued.
He said again, “There is no way I resign.”
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