Pelosi stops short of calling for Cuomo resignation, says he should ‘look inside his heart’
House speaker Nancy Pelosi said Gov. Andrew Cuomo should “look inside his heart” when asked whether he should resign in the wake of sexual harassment allegations and a nursing home scandal. It was a half-hearted answer and stopped short of calling for the embattled Governor’s resignation.
“I think we should see the results of the investigation,” she said. “Hopefully, this result will be soon.”
Pelosi was asked on ABC News if she thought Cuomo should resign. Some self reflection is needed, she replied.
“And what I’m saying is the governor should look inside his heart — he loves New York — to see if he can govern effectively. I think we should see the results of the investigation,” she said.
The news comes as New York senators Schumer and Gillibrand called for Cuomo to step down.
“Confronting and overcoming the Covid crisis requires sure and steady leadership. We commend the brave actions of the individuals who have come forward with serious allegations of abuse and misconduct,” they said in a joint statement.
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