• Cuomo held his first briefing for 9 days on Wednesday amid calls for him to resign
  • He had not been seen in public since February 24 when he opened a vaccination site
  • He apologized to his accusers, and said he never meant to cause them pain or make them feel uncomfortable
  • He however insisted he ‘never touched anyone inappropriately’ and urged people to wait for the findings of the AG’s investigation 
  • Cuomo is refusing to step down, and said he will continue serving ‘the people of New York’ 
  • He also said he would cooperate ‘fully’ with the AG’s allegations 
  • Two women who used to work for him have come forward with claims he made inappropriate comments
  • One of those women says he kissed her on the lips without her consent 
  • A third says he asked if he could kiss her when they met at a wedding 
  • Cuomo on Wednesday said that like his father, the late Gov Mario Cuomo, that is he greets people affectionately 
  • He said he would change that now, because ‘sensibilities have changed’