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CNN’s Cuomo Lastly Addresses Brother’s Scandals, He Will not Be Overlaying Them

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CNN’s Chris “Fredo” Cuomo kicked off Monday’s Prime Time by lastly addressing his brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s (D) a number of sexual harassment allegations, simply in time for a third young woman to accuse him of undesirable sexual advances. The announcement? That he’s not going to be overlaying any of the allegations in opposition to him.

Two weeks in the past, information broke that CNN had conveniently determined to reinstitute a ban to maintain Chris from reporting on Andrew’s nursing house deaths scandal. The timing turned out to be good as ever since then, there’s been a gentle drip of younger girls coming ahead with sexual harassment allegations in opposition to the Governor.

“Earlier than we begin tonight, let me say one thing that I’m certain could be very apparent to you who watch my present, and thanks for that. You’re straight with me. I’ll be straight with you,” Chris mentioned to his viewers. “Clearly, I’m conscious of what’s going on with my brother. And clearly, I can’t cowl it as a result of he’s my brother.”

Chris then pledged that CNN would proceed to cowl his scandalous brother whereas he would cowl different essential tales:

Now, after all, CNN has to cowl it. They’ve lined it extensively and they’re going to proceed to take action. I’ve all the time cared very deeply about these points and profoundly so. I simply needed to let you know that.

There’s loads of information that is occurring that issues additionally. So let’s get after that.

 

 

From there, he instantly took to bashing the weekend’s CPAC gathering in Orlando, Florida. “This conference over the weekend was extra like a coven. There have been every kind of depraved notions of learn how to avenge Trump’s loss. Notions of learn how to punish these within the social gathering who usually are not already on bended knee,” he sneered.

In fact, this got here after Chris helped to spice up his brother’s picture in the course of the early days of the pandemic by doing a number of doting interviews with him. Essentially the most notorious interview got here simply after the nursing house deaths scandal first broke in Might 2020. Chris fully ignored the story whereas he pulled out giant cotton swaps to mock the scale of his brother’s nostril as a result of he took a televised COVID check.

It took over a month for Chris to convey up the scandal throughout an interview with Andrew. “Nursing houses, folks died there. They did not should, it was mismanaged and the operators have been given immunity. What do it’s a must to say about that,” he weakly pressed.

After the actual fact, Chris admitted to not being goal when overlaying his household. “Uncommon occasions, proper? He is my huge brother, I really like him, after all, I am not goal, however let’s name it straight. Take a look at the state,” he mentioned.

As anticipated, Chris’s Monday feedback drew loads of criticism and evaluation on social media. However Nationwide Evaluate editor Rich Lowry may have said it best whereas quoting Fredo: “‘Clearly I can’t cowl it as a result of he’s my brother’ would have been a fairly good rule from the start.”

That is CNN.

The transcript is beneath, click on “broaden” to learn:

CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time
March 1, 2021
9:00:23 p.m. Japanese

CHRIS CUOMO: I’m Chris Cuomo, and welcome to Prime Time.

Earlier than we begin tonight, let me say one thing that I’m certain could be very apparent to you who watch my present, and thanks for that. You’re straight with me. I’ll be straight with you.

Clearly, I’m conscious of what’s going on with my brother. And clearly, I can’t cowl it as a result of he’s my brother.

Now, after all, CNN has to cowl it. They’ve lined it extensively and they’re going to proceed to take action. I’ve all the time cared very deeply about these points and profoundly so. I simply needed to let you know that.

There’s loads of information that is occurring that issues additionally. So let’s get after that.

This conference over the weekend was extra like a coven. There have been every kind of depraved notions of learn how to avenge Trump’s loss. Notions of learn how to punish these within the social gathering who usually are not already on bended knee.

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