New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will not resign

More of Cuomo’s former staffers are now coming forward, reportedly describing inappropriate behavior.
2:30 | 03/08/21

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Transcript for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will not resign
And now to the latest allegations against the governor of New York. Today, Andrew Cuomo stating he will not resign. But the leader of the state senate, a Democrat like Cuomo, joining calls for the governor to step down. More former Cuomo aides coming forward, alleging inappropriate behavior. Here's Stephanie Ramos. Reporter: Tonight, facing new allegations of inappropriate behavior and growing calls for his resignation, Andrew Cuomo defiant. There's no way I resign. Let's do the attorney general investigation, let's get the findings, and we'll go from there. Reporter: This weekend, a new wave of allegations. Karen Hinton, an aide to Cuomo in the '90s, claimed he once invited her to his hotel room for a meeting. And when it was over -- He walked across from his couch, and embraced me intimately. It was not just a hug. It was an intimate embrace. I pulled away. He brought me back. I pulled away again. And said, look, I need some sleep. I'm going. Reporter: Cuomo says point-blank, that did not happen. Every woman has a right to - come forward. That's true. But the truth also matters. What she said is not true. Reporter: Hinton, one of at least five women to accuse the governor of inappropriate behavior. Including sexual harassment. He is a textbook abuser. Reporter: Senator chuck Schumer is reserving judgment. I have full faith in the attorney general's investigation. Reporter: But the governor's problems are deepening. "The Washington post" reporting that aides claim his behavior created toxic workplace environments. Today, one top New York Democrat reaching a breaking point. Andrea stewart-cousins saying we need to govern without daily distraction. For the good of the state, governor Cuomo must resign. Stephanie, the New York senate majority leader, the highest official to call for Cuomo to resign. But others are getting impatient. Reporter: Yes, she stopped short of saying he should quit, but saying it's time for the governor to seriously consider whether he can effectively meet the needs of the people of new York. Linsey?

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