Seven NYC Congress members call for Cuomo to resign over sex harassment scandal

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The calls for Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign grew louder Friday morning with the addition of five prominent voices from New York City’s Congressional delegation.

Bronx/Queens Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and freshman Bronx/Westchester Congressman Jamaal Bowman issued a joint statement on March 12 demanding that Cuomo step down over the recent sexual assault and sexual harassment allegations made against him.

Manhattan/Brooklyn Congressman Jerrold Nadler, chair of the House Judiciary Committee, also called Friday for Cuomo’s resignation. Manhattan/Brooklyn/Queens Congresswomen Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velázquez, Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, and Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng did the same.

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