According to CNN, Cuomo considers the proceedings "politically motivated".

The channel notes that according to an investigation by the state prosecutor's office, the governor committed several episodes of harassment of women, and also violated state laws.

In March, Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, who represent New York State in the upper house of Congress, Cuomo will step down.

As clarified, several women accused Cuomo of sexual harassment.