‘How does he still have a job?’ CNN staff sounds off as Chris Cuomo defies ban, talks bro on SiriusXM show
Maybe he’s embracing the only job he expects to keep.
Chris Cuomo on Tuesday used his SiriusXM show to speak about his brother’s resignation as governor of New York despite being banned from discussing it on CNN — which is weighing his future as a network host amid calls for his ouster.
The risky move came just one day after explosive documents released by state Attorney General Letitia James revealed how the star of “Cuomo Prime Time” secretly contacted news industry “sources” for advance information about the sexual harassment scandal that later forced Andrew Cuomo from office.
About 35 minutes into his two-hour SiriusXM show, Chris Cuomo went on a rant in which he blamed his brother’s disgraceful exit on vast conspiracy spanning both sides of the political spectrum and the news media, saying that “the game has rules.”
“And one of the general principles is you can fight against the other party, and you can fight against the media, but only if you have your party,” he said.
“Andrew had his party enforcing a rule…that if you have accusations, you have problems. And you don’t really get to vet the accusations and you don’t get to go against your accusers.”