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AOC, Bowman calling for Cuomo resignation over accusations of sexual harassment

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ANN ARBOR, MI - MARCH 08: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) addresses supporters during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on March 8, 2020 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ocasio-Cortez has become a Democratic Party favorite among millennials and Gen Z. Sanders covered his policy agendas for immigration, women's rights, healthcare and economic inequality. (Photo by Brittany Greeson/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (WRGB) — Congressmembers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamaal Bowman are calling for Governor Cuomo to resign, adding to a growing list of lawmakers from both sides.

In a tweet, both Ocasio-Cortez and Bowman say that they believe in the victims, as well as the Attorney General, who is working on launching an investigation into the accusations.

MORE: Cuomo Under Fire: Accusations of sexual harassment from several women

"After two accounts of sexual assault, four accounts of harassment, the Attorney General’s investigation finding the Governor’s admin hid nursing home data from the legislature & public, we agree with the 55+ members of the New York State legislature that the Governor must resign." she tweets.

Cuomo is under fire after accusations from 6 women, most who were former or current aides to the governor's office.

The 6th victim, accused Cuomo of reaching under her blouse and groping her at the Executive mansion, according to a report from the Times Union.

Cuomo has stated multiple times that he has no plans to resign.

MORE: "There is no way I resign," Governor Cuomo says, lawmakers call for his resignation


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