“I respect the governor’s decision, and I respect the decision he made,” Biden said.READ MORE: Rangers Stay Red Hot, Get 4 Points From Panarin In Rout Of Blackhawks
“As the head of the party, what impact does his resignation have on the Democratic party?” a reporter asked.READ MORE: NYC Hospitality Alliance: Mayor De Blasio 'Grinch' For Vaccine Mandate That May Keep Tourists With Young Children Away
“I think the impact is all on Andrew Cuomo and his decision to make that judgement, and I respect his decision,” Biden said.
The president had called on Cuomo to resign last week after the release of the Attorney General’s report accusing the governor of sexual harassment.MORE NEWS: Hate Crimes Spike Citywide, New NYPD Data Reveals
Cuomo made the announcement just after noon from his New York City office Tuesday. He will officially leave office on Aug. 24.