BREAKING NEWS: Embattled NY Gov Andrew Cuomo’s top aide Melissa DeRosa RESIGNS as he battles sex pest scandal and admits ‘the past two years have been emotionally and mentally trying’
Embattled New York Governor Andrew Cuomo‘s top aide Melissa DeRosa has resigned after admitting ‘the past two years have been emotionally and mentally trying.’
DeRosa, who serves as Secretary to the Governor of the State of New York, announced her departure in a statement shared Sunday evening.
She is Cuomo’s closest aide, and is quitting as he faces increasing pressure to resign over a New York Attorney General’s report branding him a sex pest.
‘It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve the people of New York for the past 10 years,’ DeRosa said in a statement. ‘New Yorkers’ resilience, strength and optimism through the most difficult times has inspired me every day.
‘Personally, the past two years have been emotionally and mentally trying. I am forever grateful for the opportunity to have worked with such talented and committed colleagues.’
Andrew Cuomo’s top aide Melissa DeRosa, pictured on August 2, announced her resignation Sunday night
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