FEATURING ROSS BARKAN – When asked about whether New York Governor Andrew Cuomo should resign in the wake of multiple scandals, President Joe Biden on Sunday said he would like to wait for the outcome of an investigation that is underway. Cuomo, who less than a year ago was hailed as a national hero for his response to the coronavirus pandemic, is now fighting for his political life. So far Gov. Cuomo has refused to resign.
Ross Barkan, award-winning journalist and former candidate for office, columnist for the Guardian and Jacobin, as well as a contributor to the Village Voice, The Nation, and Gothamist/WNYC. He teaches journalism at New York University and St. Joseph’s College and is the creator of the popular newsletter, Political Currents. His forthcoming book is The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, Coronavirus, and the Fall of New York.
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