Chris Cuomo’s hourlong program contained no point out of the explosive report launched by New York state Attorney General Letitia James earlier within the day that concluded his brother had sexually harassed a number of girls, per a number of media shops.
The governor denies the allegations.
The anchor additionally didn’t discuss serving to his brother craft his preliminary response to the allegations, for which the journalist later apologized. The solely reference featured on the information ticker that scrolled on the backside of the display screen.
Instead, Chris Cuomo — who drew criticism for his jokey on-air interviews along with his brother within the early months of the pandemic (regardless of an earlier ban on overlaying his brother on air) after which mentioned he “obviously” couldn’t cowl the sexual misconduct claims after they first surfaced due to the battle of curiosity — targeted largely on the newest developments within the public well being disaster.
Chris Cuomo’s present was bookended by anchors John Berman and Don Lemon, who each addressed the New York scandal. President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had been among the many Democratic politicians calling for the governor to resign.
Lemon referred to as the legal professional normal’s report “damning.”