Chris Cuomo’s helping his brother has wider implications

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo helped his beleaguered brother, New York’s then-governor Andrew Cuomo, greater than initially thought, based on newly launched paperwork.

They present that he’d strategized for his older sibling, who’s going through sexual misconduct allegations, and used his connections within the journalism world to get data that may help in formulating plans to battle the accusations. The senior Cuomo resigned as governor in August.

Amongst his actions was speaking loads with his older brother’s aide Melissa DeRosa and reaching out to New Yorker author Ronan Farrow for particulars about what was in an upcoming story.


The revelations have repercussions past New York—as distant as Atlanta. CNN mentioned it is going to conduct a “thorough overview” of the brand new paperwork.

Again in Could, the Washington Post first reported that the journalist had been advising his older brother, actions the cable information community on the time referred to as “inappropriate.” CNN didn’t self-discipline him; he stopped helping his sibling.

Their father, Mario, was governor of New York, from 1983 to 1994. He and spouse Matilda had 5 youngsters.