Chris Cuomo mum on big brother’s scandal, observers say CNN botched chance to showcase journalism standards

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Mr Conservative
Staff member
May 17, 2020
Critics stunned as CNN’s Chris CUOMO ignores brother’s sex scandal

CNN host Chris Cuomo ignored the bombshell news Tuesday that his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D., was accused by the state's attorney general of sexually harassing 11 women.

The stone silence from CNN’s most-watched host, who offered his brother advice and even drafted a statement to respond to the allegations against him in February, has some critics saying he should be taken off the air. Others feel the embattled network missed a chance to display journalism morals and ethics that have eroded in recent years.

CNN’s Cuomo, who had awkwardly addressed the family drama on his primetime show in the past, did not mention the explosive report Tuesday released earlier in the day by New York Attorney General Letitia James, D. The CNN host, whose name comes up multiple times in James' report and used to affectionately refer to his big brother as "Luv Guv," opened his show by telling viewers, "We're focused on COVID here."

"He should not have been on the air last night," Fox News contributor Joe Concha said on "Fox & Friends First."