President BidenJoe BidenPompeo: Reentering Iran deal would make Middle East ‘less secure’DNC gears up for midterm pushBiden struggles to unravel web of Trump immigration rulesMORE said on Sunday that the investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoCuomo biographer: ‘Predatory behavior’ has been ‘evident for years’Cuomo’s choiceThe Memo: Cuomo clings to political lifeMORE (D) was underway and that the the public should wait for the outcome.
Reporters asked Biden whether he thinks Cuomo should resign while the president was exiting Marine One after a weekend trip to Delaware. The governor has faced mounting calls from prominent New York Democrats to step down since six women have leveled sexual misconduct allegations against him.
I think the investigation is underway and we should see what it brings us, Biden responded.
The president and Vice President Harris have up to this point stayed mum on the subject of the harassment accusations.
Last month, White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiBiden administration sending FEMA to border amid influx of migrant childrenFive things that must happen to get people vaccinatedWhite House faces challenge overcoming GOP vaccine hesitancyMORE told CNNs State of the Union Cuomo should undergo an independent review after two former aides accused him of sexual harassment. Since then, several more women have come forward alleging the governor participated in sexual misconduct and inappropriate behavior.
Bidens remarks reflect Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiGOP goes on the attack against Biden relief billMaher: US ‘lost’ to China, too focused on ‘woke competition’ and ‘lizard people’Democrats rush to Biden’s defense on border surgeMOREs (D-Calif.) on ABCs This Week, which also stopped short of calling for the New York governors resignation.
The governor should look inside his heart he loves New York to see if he can govern effectively, Pelosi said Sunday. And that could be one of the considerations that he has.
On Friday, Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerCuomo biographer: ‘Predatory behavior’ has been ‘evident for years’Lawmakers call for action on first anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s deathSchumer, Gillibrand call on Cuomo to resignMORE (D-N.Y.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandCuomo biographer: ‘Predatory behavior’ has been ‘evident for years’The Memo: Cuomo clings to political lifeSchumer, Gillibrand call on Cuomo to resignMORE (D-N.Y.) requested that Cuomo resign in a joint statement after rising pressure, including from accuser Lindsey Boylan, the first to come forward.
“We commend the brave actions of the individuals who have come forward with serious allegations of abuse and misconduct,” the senators said. “Due to the multiple, credible sexual harassment and misconduct allegations, it is clear that Governor Cuomo has lost the confidence of his governing partners and the people of New York. Governor Cuomo should resign.