Andrew Cuomo’s remorseless return to public life after scandal

even though career-murder sexual assault scandal It wasn’t enough to put him away for good.

Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a return to public life on Wednesday, saying he wanted to “move on” – after a little over a year The threat of all-but-certain impeachment forced him to resign in humiliation.

in eight minute video posted online and sent to reporters by his spokesman, Cuomo, 64, staring straight into the camera, explaining his brief exile and his plans for the future.

Cuomo, wearing an open-collar dress shirt and jacket, said that being forced from the office allowed him to spend a “busy time in something called life”, adding with apparently unintentional irony: “My There was a lot to make up for.”

but without any remorse or apology multiple accusersCuomo continued: “The past few months have given me a new perspective on politics, people and even life.”

Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his return to public life more than a year after resigning in disgrace.
Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his return to public life more than a year after resigning in disgrace.

“I’ve seen it all: the good, the bad and the ugly,” he said.

“I believe that at the end of the day, I’ll be better for it. And I want to move on and focus on what’s really important.”

Just days before his younger brother, former CNN host Chris Cuomo, has been scheduled start a new job With the News Nation cable station rated low, Andrew Cuomo said he’s “going to do a weekly podcast.”

Andrew Cuomo
Andrew Cuomo resigned in August last year following a sexual assault scandal.

The former governor claimed that the format of his show is “going to be different,” adding that he “wants to have a conversation with you” but without clarifying how it would work with the pre-recorded format.

Andrew Cuomo also said that he was “starting a political action committee to choose the right people to office,” without naming anyone, but promised that they would be “people who have the character and ability that they To be able to stand up and lead and take the heat. Goes with leadership.”

And in an unexpected swipe at his fellow Democrats, Andrew Cuomo said he was “starting the Gun Safe America Project” because “I don’t believe our federal government has the courage or ability to make real progress on the issue of gun control.” “.

“President Biden” gave a speech Saying a few weeks ago that he was determined to ban an assault weapons,” he said.

“But the Senate just gun bill passed, and had no restrictions and no capacity limits. The Democrats didn’t even put up with a bill banning assault rifles to show that Republicans were blocking the pass, uniting in support of the Democrats who came out in support. ,

Andrew Cuomo was vague about the details of his plan, however, saying only, “I’m excited to tell you more about it soon.”

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