Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Impeachment Report To Be Released
It is not yet clear how the report will be released, but the Judiciary Committee could hold a public meeting in Albany next week, said Montesano, a Republican from Long Island, and another member who spoke on condition of anonymity. know.
Montesano said the report did not favor Cuomo, calling it thorough and fact-based with evidence too strong for the former governor to deny. Investigators found the final report in the report to be “fair and complete,” Montesano told CNN.
“It’s very fact-based, and we don’t create facts. They’re what they are,” Montesano told CNN. “You’ll see the level of detail and again, in my opinion, and what we have to back it up and that’s not politics, it’s fact-based.”
Cuomo’s attorney Rita Glavin addressed the impending release of the report during a press conference on Thursday, calling on the Judiciary Committee to allow Cuomo’s team to review the underlying evidence and draft the report before releasing it. finally released to the public.
Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Lavine declined to comment on whether the committee would respond to Glavin’s request.
Committee members reviewed the report in a secure location in the presence of the sergeant and staff. Montesano says cell phones are not allowed in the room and members cannot bring a copy.
Attorneys from Davis Polk & Wardwell were appointed as independent investigators when the Congressional Judiciary Committee opened its impeachment inquiry into the then governor in March.
The investigation was suspended in August when Cuomo resigned, but Council leadership chose to allow investigators to release reports on their findings to the public.