CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo

CNN’s Chris Cuomo suspended over role in former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sex scandal.

QUICK FACTS:
  • CNN on Tuesday suspended its top news anchor, Chris Cuomo, for his role in defending his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, over sexual harassment allegations, Reuters reports.
  • The cable news channel made a statement explaining the suspension was in response to the release of new court documents on Monday.
  • “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,” CNN said.
  • Andrew Cuomo was forced to step down as New York’s governor in August after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.