A new poll shows a steep nosedive in the approval rating for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) over recent bombshell accusations of sexual harassment made against him.
Cuomo, 63, had an approval rating of 71% of New Yorkers in April 2020, but the latest Emerson College/WPIX-TV/NewsNation poll found his rating had collapsed to 38%.
The formerly popular governor has been hammered by sexual harassment scandals from two former aides and another woman who objected to his advances at a wedding. He has also had to face tough questions about the cover-up of data from the coronavirus deaths after he ordered infected patients to receive care at the state's nursing homes.
In a media briefing Wednesday, the beleaguered Democrat apologized for making the women feel "uncomfortable," but he denied the more damaging accusations that he inappropriately touched and kissed women. He also declared that he would not resign as governor over the allegations.
"I'm not going to resign," Cuomo said. "I work for the people of the state of New York. They elected me, and I'm going to serve the peop... (Read more)
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