Chris Cuomo tells CNN viewers he can’t cover the accusations against his brother

Chris Cuomo tells CNN viewers he can’t cover the accusations against his brother

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN host Chris Cuomo told viewers on Monday that he ‘obviously’ could not cover the accusations against his older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. New York’s leader has been accused of sexual harassment by two women who work in state government and a third who he allegedly encountered at a wedding. But he said he understands CNN has to cover it, and said he cares profoundly about the issues brought up by the women who have accused his brother. It’s a sensitive issue for CNN, which waived its long-time policy of not allowing Chris Cuomo to cover his brother last spring when New York was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Photo: New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Cuomo appears during a news conference about the COVID-19 vaccine at the State Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Dec. 3, 2020, left, and CNN anchor Chris Cuomo attends the 12th annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute at the American Museum of Natural History in New York on Dec. 9, 2018. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor of Andrew M. Cuomo via AP, left, and Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)