New York, United States:
CNN mentioned Tuesday it had indefinitely suspended primetime anchor Chris Cuomo after the discharge of authorized transcripts that exposed how he helped his brother Andrew, then the governor of New York, fight allegations of sexual misconduct.
Initially of the pandemic, the brothers soared to new heights of recognition: Andrew Cuomo earned reward for his frank day by day briefings because the coronavirus ravaged New York, and their dwell exchanges on CNN had been peppered with banter.
However after months of battling claims that he had harassed a couple of dozen ladies together with former staffers, Andrew Cuomo resigned from workplace in August.
In October, the 63-year-old former governor was charged with a misdemeanor intercourse crime for forcible touching.
And now, his 51-year-old brother is underneath scrutiny for his involvement in his brother’s protection.
“The New York Legal professional Common’s workplace launched transcripts and reveals Monday that shed new gentle on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s protection,” a CNN spokesperson mentioned Tuesday.
“The paperwork, which we weren’t aware of earlier than their public launch, increase severe questions.”
The spokesperson mentioned whereas CNN had “understood his must put household first and job second” in aiding Andrew, it mentioned the transcripts launched by state Legal professional Common Letitia James “level to a higher stage of involvement in his brother’s efforts than we beforehand knew.”
“Consequently, we have now suspended Chris indefinitely, pending additional analysis.”
The brothers are the sons of former New York governor Mario Cuomo.
On Tuesday, Cuomo’s present was changed with a second hour anchored by Anderson Cooper. The community’s long-term plan for filling the time slot was not instantly clear.
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