Answering questions from CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins at a press conference Tuesday, President Joe Biden agreed that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign.
Biden, who helped pass the Violence Against Women Act, said earlier this year that he would wait until the attorney general's investigation had concluded before making a comment. After New York AG Letitia James (D-NY) revealed her findings, Biden agreed that Cuomo should step down.
Speaking to the press Tuesday, James explained that investigators concluded that Cuomo "violated federal and state law."
The 165-page report includes 179 witness interviews and tens of thousands of documents that include evidence of intimidation and a hostile work environment for many staffers, reported CBS News.
See the question to Biden in the video below:
Trump reduced to talking like a sleazy TV preacher in bid to keep bilking his fans for cash: biographer
Michael D'Antonio, a Donald Trump expert and biographer, wrote for CNN.com that one way the former president has managed to rake in millions of dollars since leaving office using the same kind of tactics that notorious televangelists use when they beg their flock to send money to Jesus.
While Trump has promised his supporters that he is fighting the 2020 election, he's mostly relied on state Republican Parties and super PACs to fund continuing vote "audits" of his 2020 loss.
"Meanwhile, Trump has continued to peddle the Big Lie about the presidential election -- and to make bold predictions about what the political future has in store," wrote D'Antonio.
"I predict when the votes come in ... I think they're going to be so horrible. They will be, in my opinion, the results will be so outrageous," Trump promised his flock at a Phoenix rally last month.
The language, D'Antoio said, sounds a lot like a TV preacher trying to save people. The message from the campaign makes it clear with the "Save America" banners. His sermons are vague and incite the audience to a kind of holy war with Trump as the savior.
"His dire prophesies and his calls for donations brings to mind some evangelists who have used a deft combination of scare tactics and appeals for help to enrich their ministries -- and themselves," D'Antonio wrote. "This two-step is an American tradition that goes back generations to the 1930s radio preacher Father Charles Coughlin who railed against both former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and unnamed communists to arouse a national audience that would donate to his ministry."
He said that it was reminiscent of Jimmy Swaggart, who played the role of the American hero in the 1980s, raising as much as $150 million annually, at least until he was caught with prostitutes.
D'Antonio recalled Rev. Jesse Duplantis, who begged his church members to help buy him a $54 million private jet so he could "change lives one soul at a time."
"The faithful have always been easy targets for those who would offer much in the way of prophecy and promises -- while expecting monetary contributions in return," explained D'Antonio. "But the difference between Trump and the evangelists, many of whom believe in God and are well-intentioned, is that the former president is likely not worried about the Almighty looking over his shoulder. He's not selling God's favor or miracles -- he's selling his own self-serving agenda."
He noted that no one should be surprised given Trump once said he doesn't seek God's forgiveness: "I don't bring God into that picture."
Leaked emails reveal Trump-appointed DOJ official pushed department to intervene in Georgia election
Newly revealed emails show that a Department of Justice official appointed by former President Donald Trump tried to get the department to intervene in Georgia's certification of the 2020 presidential election.
ABC News reports that Jeffrey Clark, the former acting head of DOJ's civil division, circulated a draft letter in which the department would formally call on Georgia's Republican governor to convene a special session to investigate purported "irregularities" in the 2020 vote.
"The Department of Justice is investigating various irregularities in the 2020 election for President of the United States," Clark's draft letter said. "The Department will update you as we are able on investigatory progress, but at this time we have identified significant concerns that may have impacted the outcome of the election in multiple States, including the State of Georgia."
Clark's request to send the letter was ultimately denied by then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen and acting deputy attorney general Richard Donoghue.
Nonetheless, the proposed letter is bound to draw scrutiny from congressional investigators, especially because it came after former Attorney General Bill Barr admitted that the DOJ had find no evidence of widespread voter fraud.
"There is no chance that I would sign this letter or anything remotely like this," Donoghue wrote back in Clark in response to his proposed letter. "While it maybe true that the Department 'is investigating various irregularities in the 2020 election for President' (something we typically would not state publicly) the investigations that I am aware of relate to suspicions of misconduct that are of such a small scale that they simply would not impact the outcome of the Presidential Election."
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