javascript hit counter
Business, Financial News, U.S and International Breaking News

Cuomo responds after report he deserted canine at government mansion

Disgraced New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responded late Monday following a report that he tried to provide his canine Captain away throughout his closing days in workplace.

The Albany Instances Union reported, citing two state police sources, that Cuomo, a Democrat, left the canine behind on the Govt Mansion earlier than he stayed with considered one of his sisters in Westchester County final week. 

Cuomo requested mansion staffers to take Captain, and one volunteered, however the canine – which has a historical past of biting folks – was returned to the mansion just some days later, the sources instructed the paper.

The governor, who formally resigned at 11:59 p.m. Monday, denied the claims on Twitter. 

CUOMO USES COVID-19 PANDEMIC ALERT TO DELIVER FAREWELL MESSAGE TO NEW YORKERS

“Some folks simply cannot get the information straight,” Cuomo tweeted. “Sure, I used to be downstate monitoring storm response for just a few days, however Captain and I are a person and his canine. He’s a part of our household and that’s the way in which it’s going to all the time be.”

Cuomo’s high adviser and spokesman Richard Azzopardi prompt that the association was solely “non permanent” as a result of the governor is planning on taking a trip.

“Captain is a part of the governor’s household and to your anonymous ill-informed supply to suggest they have been attempting to provide him away is unfaithful,” Azzopardi instructed the paper in an announcement. 

CUOMO COMMUTES four CONVICTED MURDERERS’ SENTENCES IN FINAL HOURS AS GOVERNOR

“Somebody provided to observe him for just a few days whereas the transition was ongoing however for that to be weaponized and morph from a recreation of phone into the pages of your paper is absurd — now excuse us we’re getting ready for a serious storm,” he added, referring to Tropical Storm Henri.

Cuomo introduced he would step down on Aug. 10 after the New York state legal professional normal alleged he sexually harassed 11 girls, together with staffers, throughout his three phrases in workplace. 

He’s additionally being investigated for his dealing with of nursing houses in the course of the coronavirus pandemic.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

Kathy Hochul was sworn in as New York’s first feminine governor on Tuesday.

Fox Information’ Jessica Chasmar contributed to this report

Supply

Comments are closed.