OUTGOING NEW YORK GOVERNOR Andrew Cuomo sent a goodbye farewell email on Monday evening that boasted of his achievements New York State Governor
The email was sent using the state’s email alert system and began by addressing the recipient by name before adding, “Tonight, as you may be aware, I am stepping down as Governor of New York at 11:59pm.”
Outgoing Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo sent a final email to constituents on Monday eveningCredit: Governor.ny
“New York’s future is based on what we have accomplished together, and during my tenure we’ve shown that New York has a spirit that reaches for the skies,” Governor Cuomo added before listing off several things that happened during his time in office, including making “New York the progressive capital of the nation.”
He listed “passing Marriage Equality and the $15 minimum wage,” as well as “enacting Paid Family Leave and the NY SAFE Act,” as being a part of those actions.
Governor Cuomo also included “building new bridges and airports” and “combating climate change,” plus “fighting against hate” and “fighting COVID.”
“Together we did what no one thought could be done,” the email read.
“We didn’t get everything done that we wanted to, and we didn’t always get it quite right,” the governor is resigning because of a sexual harassment scandal and follow up investigation and report by New York Attorney General Letitia
“But I want you to know, from the bottom of my heart, that every day I worked my hardest, I gave it my all, to deliver for you.”
“Thank you for empowering me to fight for you. Thank you for your trust in me through COVID. Thank you for the honor of serving you,” the farewell continued.
“And never forget: Always stay New York tough, smart, united, disciplined and loving. It’s the essence of what makes New Yorkers so special,” it concluded.
Governor Cuomo’s last email, sent using New York’s email alert systemCredit: Twitter