CNN Tamps Down Coverage of Investigation Into N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo During His Brother’s Show

CNN Tamps Down Coverage of Investigation Into N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo During His Brother’s Show
CNN cut back on coverage of one of the biggest news stories of the day during its primetime schedule due to a very unorthodox situation: The anchor not telling the story is the brother of the public official at the center of it.

The WarnerMedia-backed outlet kept anchor Chris Cuomo on the air Tuesday night even as it worked to cover a state investigation that found Cuomo’s older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, had sexually harassed 11 women, and as top U.S. officials including President Joe Biden called for New York’s top government executive to step down. The younger Cuomo, who has vowed to keep himself away from the story, focused instead on the issue of getting vaccinated against coronavirus. Governor Cuomo has denied the claims made against him.

CNN’s somersaults to keep one Cuomo from covering the other were noticeable. “We are focused on Covid here,
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