WATCH: Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang calls on Cuomo to step aside, lays out plans for city's recovery

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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Andrew Yang, the leading candidate for mayor of New York City, is concerned local government is handicapped while state lawmakers in Albany investigate the mounting claims of sexual harassment and assault against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

New York State Attorney General Letitia James and the feds are also investigating whether Cuomo intentionally underreported COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes.

Yang has sent a letter to Cuomo asking him to step aside while the investigations play out and he believes