New York AG Releases Video that Led to Chris Cuomo Firing


The New York attorney general released a video on Thursday of the testimony that led to the firing of former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo.

Late last year, CNN fired Chris Cuomo after unearthed text messages revealed that he used his media sources to discredit his brother Andrew’s accusers, raising “serious concerns” about his ethical conduct.

When Andrew Cuomo resigned as governor of New York after a series of sexual misconduct allegations, Chris Cuomo initially told CNN he only aided the disgraced politician as a brother, not as an actual adviser:

"When Chris admitted to us that he had offered advice to his brother’s staff, he broke our rules and we acknowledged that publicly. But we also appreciated the unique position he was in and understood his need to put family first and job second.

However, these documents point to a greater level of involvement in his brother’s efforts than we previously knew. As a result, we have suspended Chris indefinitely, pending further evaluation."

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