The New York governor has retained an attorney in the face of a federal probe into nursing home COVID-19 deaths, and is facing a separate investigations into allegations against him of sexual misconduct. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
A third woman has accused Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of unwanted advances in 2019, The New York Times reported, adding to an escalating crisis facing the governor in the wake of two sexual harassment allegations.
Harassment of reporters who are covering the Biden administration is “incredibly frustrating and disheartening,” Jill Filipovic says. At the same time, she says many liberals perceive an “unfair” imbalance in the way Republicans and Democrats are treated.
New York's attorney general said her office would hire an independent law firm and oversee its investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by Governor Andrew Cuomo. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
During a Congressional hearing on raising the federal minimum wage, Senator Bernie Sanders asked "why should the taxpayers of our country, many of whom are struggling economically as a result of the pandemic, be subsidizing the starvation wages being paid at some of the largest and most profitable corporations in America?"
Michael van der Veen, one of the lawyers defending Donald Trump at his impeachment trial, appeared to be annoyed with a question posed by Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders, who asked if he agreed with the former president's false claims of widespread election fraud.
Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that Democrats “have got to do the right thing” and reject calls to limit the next round of stimulus checks to people making $50,000 a year or less.
Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware tells CNN’s Dana Bash he will work to find other ways to raise the minimum wage after a key Senate official ruled that it couldn’t be included in the $1.9T covid relief bill.