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Report: Top Cuomo aide resigns

Andrew Cuomo, Melissa DeRosa
Posted at 10:24 PM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-09 10:08:59-04

ALBANY, N.Y. (WKBW) — Melissa DeRosa, Governor Andrew Cuomo's top aide, resigned on Sunday Night, according to a report form the Wall Street Journal.

A statement from DeRossa was tweeted by WSJ reporter Jimmy Vielkand. According to Vielkand she said in part:

"Personally, the past 2 years have been personally and mentally trying. I am forever grateful for the opportunity to have worked with such talented and committed colleagues on behalf of our state."

Governor Andrew Cuomo remains in office, after numerous calls for his resignation. Cuomo was the subject of an investigation that stated he sexually harassed 11 women.