How New York Went From Cuomo to Hochul
On Aug. 3, State Attorney General Letitia James released a report detailing multiple sexually harassment allegations Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Three weeks later, Kathy Hochul became the first woman to lead the state. Here’s what you need to know.
Eleven accusers. 179 witnesses. 74,000 pieces of evidence.
It all added up to an explosive 168-page report released Aug. 3 by State Attorney General Letitia James that painted Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a predator who repeatedly sexually harassed women in his orbit. A week later, the report drove Cuomo to give his two weeks notice. On Aug. 24, Kathy Hochul took the oath of office and became the first woman to lead the state.
Here’s what you need to know about the saga — and what’s next: