- Former Governor of New York
Andrew Cuomohinted that he could eventually return to Politicson Sunday.
- “God isn’t done with me yet,” Cuomo told a congregation, The New York Times reported.
Cuomo resigned in August 2021 following several sexual assault allegations. the
The former governor defended himself against the GA report and said “the facts are very different from what was portrayed”.
He also denied the allegations.
“I’ve never touched anyone inappropriately or made inappropriate sexual advances. That’s just not who I am and that’s not who I ever was,” he said. at the time. “I welcome the opportunity for a full and fair review before a judge and jury, because that just didn’t happen.”
The Times reported that while speaking at God’s Battalion of Prayer Church, a black congregation in Brooklyn, Cuomo told congregants he wanted to “speak my truth.”
“Twitter and newspaper headlines have replaced judge and jury,” Cuomo said.
During his speech, Cuomo used the phrase cancel culture more than a dozen times, but did not go into detail about the sexual assault allegations against him, The Times reported. He said his conduct had been misinterpreted due to changing generational norms, a claim he had made before.
“I learned a powerful lesson and paid a very high price to learn that lesson,” Cuomo said.
Cuomo also blamed politics for his resignation, The Times reported. “Albany’s political sharks sniffed blood,” he said, accusing him of exploiting the situation “to nullify an election.”
Although Cuomo did not announce another campaign for public office, he told the congregation, “God is not done with me yet.” He added: “I have a lot of options in life and I’m open to them all.”
A Cuomo spokesperson did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.