CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo for Helping Brother in Scandal

The network said that documents released by New York's attorney general Monday indicated a greater level in his brother's efforts than the network previously knew.

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FILE - Chris Cuomo attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual Most Powerful People in Media cocktail reception on April 11, 2019, in New York. CNN said Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, it was suspending the anchor indefinitely after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he faced charges of sexual harassment. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — CNN said Tuesday it was suspending anchor Chris Cuomo indefinitely after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he faced charges of sexual harassment. The network said that documents released by New York’s attorney general Monday indicated a greater level in his brother’s efforts than the network previously knew. “As a result, we have suspended Chris indefinitely, pending further evaluation,” the network said.…

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