HBO host Bill MaherWilliam (Bill) MaherBill Maher says Cuomo can’t stay after scandal: He’s no ‘Donald Trump’ Bill Maher mocks ‘woke’ attitude at Olympics Cleveland Indians name change to Guardians profoundly stupid, unnecessary MORE condemned New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoBill Maher says Cuomo can’t stay after scandal: He’s no ‘Donald Trump’ Cuomo could face misdemeanor charges in groping case, sheriff says Majority of New Yorkers think Cuomo should resign, face charges MORE (D) after numerous sexual harassment claims against Cuomo were detailed this week, arguing the embattled governor can’t stay in office.
The liberal comedian and commentator began his show “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Friday night by recapping “Day 4 of the Andrew Cuomo death watch.”
“The report came back. Yes, sleaze,” Maher said to laughter from the audience. “Democrats are dropping him like he’s made of gluten.”
Cuomo has faced mounting calls to resign since New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) released a report from an independent investigation finding that the governor sexually harassed multiple women, including some who worked for him.
One woman in the report, who was identified as “Executive Assistant #1,” has filed a criminal complaint with the Albany County Sheriff’s office, meaning he could face misdemeanor charges.
Some of the nation’s top Democrats, including President BidenJoe BidenBill Maher says Cuomo can’t stay after scandal: He’s no ‘Donald Trump’ Senate confirms Biden’s pick for Navy secretary CNN’s Jim Acosta on delta variant: ‘Why not call it the DeSantis variant?’ MORE, Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiBill Maher says Cuomo can’t stay after scandal: He’s no ‘Donald Trump’ Moderate Democrats push for standalone infrastructure vote Republicans renew intraparty battle over trillion-dollar spending MORE (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerAddressing the health care worker shortages that made COVID-19 worse Lawmakers must also serve as community organizers In praise of Susan Collins’ persistent bipartisanship MORE (D-N.Y.) have all called for Cuomo’s resignation.
Maher continued the conversation later in the episode with commentators Malcolm Nance and Ben Shapiro, asking his gu