Chris Cuomo made his debut on CNN in 2013. His ‘Prime Time’ show on CNN started after 2016. His early career in journalism included working for Fox News. He is a licensed attorney.

His brother Andrew Cuomo has been Governor of New York since 2011, elected to the same position that Andrew’s father Mario Cuomo occupied for three terms. Andrew Cuomo joined President Bill Clinton’s administration in 1993 as Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, part of Housing and Urban Development. From 1997 to 2001 he served as Secretary of HUD.

According to Wikipedia:

“During (Andrew) Cuomo's tenure as HUD Secretary, he called for an increase in home ownership.[12] He also pushed government-sponsored lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to buy more home loans issued to poor homeowners, in an attempt to end discrimination against minorities.[13] Some believe that this helped lead to the recent subprime mortgage crisis.[8][12][14] Edward J. Pinto, former chief credit officer at Fannie Mae, said "they should have known the risks were large. Cuomo was pushing mortgage bankers to make loans and basically saying you have to offer a loan to everybody."[12] But others disagree with the assessment that Cuomo caused the crisis. Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, said Cuomo "was a contributor in terms of him being a cheerleader, but I don't think we can pin too much blame on him."[12]”


“In 2008, Cuomo said of the Democratic Party candidate Barack Obama, who was running against Hillary Clinton, the candidate Cuomo supported: "You can't shuck and jive at a press conference." Cuomo received criticism from some for his use of the phrase. Roland Martin of CNN said that "'shuckin' and jivin'' have long been words used as a negative assessment of African Americans, along the lines of a 'foot-shufflin' Negro.'"

Hillary Clinton smeared Obama in the 2008 Democratic Party primaries using the “birther” notion (also attributed to Donald Trump at that time) suggesting that Obama had not been born in America thus could not be President.

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In 2019, Chris Cuomo interviewed Jill and Joe Biden shortly after Joe had suffered a bad week politically (when he changed his position on the Hyde Amendment on Roe v Wade and abortion overnight). Cuomo’s propaganda piece against Medicare For All is prefaced by emotionally priming the viewer to feel sympathy for the plight of Joe’s son Hunter and his mental health issues. Joe goes on to claim that it’s a sin to replace the Obama’s Affordable Care Act and ‘start again’. Notice the religious terminology here, appealing to a religious base who think that ‘sin’ is a coherent notion (much like Trump appeals to his own group of religious supporters).

If any of Biden’s remarks above are a sin, it’s his lie that getting rid of the ACA would involve starting again. Medicare For All would not involve starting again as it just involves expanding what is already a massively popular health care system in America (which would save money for American families). Chris Cuomo doesn’t push back on Joe re his ACA claim, in the context of a deliberately set up situation in which to act like a proper journalist would seem inappropriate. Hunter has a mental illness issue, remember.