East Farmingdale, NY- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced his resignation. In a press conference on Tuesday morning, the three-term governor said that his resignation would be effective in 14 days. Cuomo’s departure comes a week after a State Attorney General report that concluded that the governor sexually harassed at least 11 women. Of the allegations against him Cuomo said the allegations are false but also apologized to the women he truly offended. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochel, will become New York’s next governor. Hochel, 62, will the first woman to hold the position of governor in New York.
Photo: In this still image from video, Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in Albany, N.Y. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. Cuomo has resigned over a barrage of sexual harassment allegations in a fall from grace a year after he was widely hailed nationally for his detailed daily briefings and leadership during the darkest days of COVID-19. (Office of the Governor of New York via AP)