Per Variety, CNN has been suspended Chris Cuomo “indefinitely, pending further evaluation,” following new disclosures about how he helped his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in the midst of a scandal over allegations sexual harassment.
CNN said in their statement:
“The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense. The documents, which we were not privy to before their public release, raise serious questions. When Chris admitted to us that he had offered advice to his brother’s staff, he broke our rules and we acknowledged that publicly. But we also appreciated the unique position he was in and understood his need to put family first and job second. However, these documents point to a greater level of involvement in his brother’s efforts than we previously knew. As a result, we have suspended Chris indefinitely, pending further evaluation.”
Axios reported Monday, evidence shows CNN’s Chris Cuomo used media sources to dig into his brother’s accusers.
He also engaged with sources to get a read on upcoming stories that took aim at his brother.
“I have a lead on the wedding girl,” Cuomo told Melissa DeRosa