The walls are closing in on Andrew Cuomo

The walls are closing in on Andrew Cuomo

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1. WHAT A DIFFERENCE MAKES A YEAR: Today marks a year since New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a sweeping extension of his powers into law. State lawmakers now have an agreement to remove these powers, possibly by the end of the week. This is by far the least of his worries.

Impeachment ?: Insider has obtained a letter from six state lawmakers, all of whom identify as Socialists, who want to impeach Cuomo. But such a move would require large-scale defections from his fellow Democrats. Impeachment would follow much the same process used by Congress.

This has only happened once before: Governor Charles Sulzer was convicted and removed from office in 1913 on charges of using campaign contributions to buy shares – mainly for angering the Tammany Hall’s political machine.

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