Assembly seeks quick end to ‘sad chapter’ amid Cuomo probe

The Assembly is “working expeditiously” to complete its investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and bring a “sad chapter” of the state’s history to a conclusion, Speaker Carl Heastie said Monday.

Assembly members have “no confidence in the governor to remain in office,” Heastie said at a news conference after the Assembly judiciary committee held an executive session with lawyers it hired to help with its investigation of Cuomo.

The committee will hold public and private hearings throughout August that will conclude with “a potential vote on articles of impeachment,” Chairman Charles Lavine said. Public hearings will include testimony from expert witnesses on sexual harassment and the impeachment standards

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