Incoming New York Governor Kathy Hochul Holds Press Conference After Cuomo’s Resignation

On Tuesday, Andrew Cuomo announced that he would be stepping down as New York Governor after a number of sexual harassment accusations were levelled against him. He denied any wrongdoing but admitted that his behaviour could have made people feel uncomfortable.

Sputnik comes live from Albany, New York state’s capital, as the future governor Kathy Hochul holds a press conference after her predecessor’s resignation.

Cuomo said earlier that he would resign and hand the office over to Hochul in 14 days. 

Hochul will become the state’s 57th governor and the first female governor of New York.