Top Democrats in New York Legislature call on Cuomo to resign

ALBANY, N.Y. — The highest-ranking Democrats in the New York Legislature are questioning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “ability to continue to lead” and calling on him to step down amid mounting sexual harassment claims. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie made the unprecedented move Sunday, just hours after the governor defiantly declared that he has no intention of resigning and painted calls for his ouster as politically motivated. Stewart-Cousins, who last week said she would back efforts to oust the governor should more women come forward, said the swirli…

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