Letitia James Drops Out of Governors Race.. She announced her intention to continue as Attorney General. The stunning development comes 2 months after declaring her candidacy. She plans to carry on the work for which New Yorkers elected her. She said their are important cases her office is working on. She is vigorously pursuing Donald Trump, Andrew Cuomo, and the National Rifle Association. The Cuomo camp had accused her of playing politics in her relentless investigation of him. Financial considerations played an important role in her decision. She failed to attract major donors who otherwise are supporting incumbent Kathy Hochul. James also trailed Hochul by up to 18 points in statewide polls. Letitia James Drops Out of Governors Race. That is bad news for Cuomo who will continue to be dogged by her !!