Chris Cuomo has been cancelled, permanently.
The veteran, anti-Trump CNN communications officer was fired Saturday after an outside law firm hired by the network completed a review of Cuomo’s involvement in sexual harassment allegations against him. his brother, former New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo.
In a statement, CNN said, “Chris Cuomo was suspended earlier this week pending further review of the new information that came to light about his involvement with his brother’s defense. We have hired a reputable law firm to conduct the review, and have terminated him, effective immediately. ”
The CNN statement added, “During that review, additional information came to light. Regardless of contract termination, we will investigate as appropriate. ”
Chris Cuomo, in his own statement on Twitter, said, “This is not how I wanted my time at CNN to end but I told you why and how I helped my brother. So now I’m disappointed to say this, I couldn’t be more proud of the team at ‘Cuomo Prime Time’ and the work we did as CNN’s #1 show in the most competitive time slot. . I owe them all and will miss this special group of people who did really important work. ”
CNN has been suspended Cuomo on Tuesday after more revelations about how he helped his brother fight sexual harassment allegations. Chris Cuomo’s work includes helping to draft Andrew Cuomo’s public statements about the allegations and using his press sources to obtain information about the accusers.
Andrew Cuomo resigned in August.
CNN did not specify what new information emerged from the law firm’s investigation.
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