Chris Cuomo ripped for daring critics to 'name any time' he's shown bias after coaching brother on harassment scandal

CHRIS Cuomo faced backlash on Thursday after daring his critics to "name any time" he had shown bias despite reports he coached his governor brother through harassment allegations.

The CNN host was hit with a barrage of criticism after interviewing brother Andrew Cuomo on his show when he was being praised for his pandemic response but not when he faced the harassment accusations.

The backlash started with a tweet from Cuomo that stated:  "Problem is the truth is now at the mercy of what people want to be true. If you don't like it…it isn't the truth."

A user took issue with the comment claiming, "The story of your life, you constantly deny facts you don't like.'

"Name one? Tick tock," Cuomo hit back.

Twitter had a field day as users highlighted both his work with his brother Andrew on the sex-pest scandal and his own alleged breaking of quarantine when he had Covid last year.

"Pretty much anything related to your brother's governorship," one person wrote in response.

"You broke quarantine while actually sick with COVID," another tweeted.

Some highlighted the governor's nursing home scandal and claimed he "killed thousands."

Others mentioned how Chris allegedly got in a fight with a person while he broke quarantine while hyping up how he was staying in his basement on his late-night show last year.

"Remember that time you left your basement with Covid and actually got in a fight with someone," one person claimed.

The TV star responded to the backlash by backing down on his claim .

"Again – show it. I doubt you watch…you just generalize. Tell me what was omitted?" he tweeted.

Last month a report claimed that Chris Cuomo “advised his governor brother Andrew on the sex harassment claims he’s facing, telling him not to bow to cancel culture." 

The TV anchor is said to have given the advice in a series of strategy calls telling the New York governor how to respond to the numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.

Top aides, lawyers, and outside advisers for Cuomo are also said to have taken part in the calls, which took place earlier this year, according to The Washington Post.

Several women have come forward to accuse the Democrat of sexually harassing them or otherwise making them feel uncomfortable with his words or behavior.

CNN confirmed in a statement to the Washington Post that Chris Cuomo had taken part in the calls but added his involvement was a mistake.

“Chris has not been involved in CNN’s extensive coverage of the allegations against Governor Cuomo — on air or behind the scenes,” the network said in a statement.

“In part because, as he has said on his show, he could never be objective. But also because he often serves as a sounding board for his brother.

“However, it was inappropriate to engage in conversations that included members of the Governor’s staff, which Chris acknowledges,” the statement added.

“He will not participate in such conversations going forward.”

Chris Cuomo, who hosts Cuomo Prime Time, is said to have told the governor during the calls not to resign and encouraged him to take a defiant stance against the allegations, the Post reported, citing four people familiar with the discussions.

Chris Cuomo has often interviewed his brother on his show usually about the coronavirus pandemic, which had seen the governor praised for showing decisiveness and transparency as the virus swept across the country.

But as the allegations grew against Andrew Cuomo, the CNN host said in March he would not be reporting on the harassment claims “because he is my brother."

Chris said CNN would continue to cover the sexual misconduct allegations against his brother.

He apologized to his colleagues for putting them in a "bad spot."

Chris interviewed Governor Cuomo a total of 11 times on CNN during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Currently, multiple investigations surrounding the allegations against Andrew Cuomo are underway.

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