Democrats and the media have held up Andrew Cuomo as a leader on the pandemic for months.
Cuomo wrote a book calling himself a leader and was even given an Emmy for his press conferences.
Now a new explosive report suggests that he engaged in a cover-up.
The New York Post has the story:
Cuomo aide admits they hid nursing home data so feds wouldn’t find out
Governor Cuomo’s top aide privately apologized to Democratic lawmakers for withholding the state’s nursing-home death toll from COVID-19 — telling them “we froze” out of fear the true numbers would “be used against us” by federal prosecutors, The Post has learned.
The stunning admission of a cover-up was made by Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa during a video conference call with state Democratic leaders in which she said the Cuomo administration had rebuffed a legislative request for the tally in August because “right around the same time, [then-President Donald Trump] turns this into a giant political football,” according to an audio recording of the two-hour-plus meeting.
“He starts tweeting that we killed everyone in nursing homes,” DeRosa said. “He starts going after [New Jersey Gov. Phil] Murphy, starts going after [California Gov. Gavin] Newsom, starts going after [Michigan Gov.] Gretchen Whitmer.”
In addition to attacking Cuomo’s fellow Democratic governors, DeRosa said, Trump “directs the Department of Justice to do an investigation into us.”
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“And basically, we froze,” she told the lawmakers on the call.
Janice Dean is the meteorologist who lost her in-laws in a New York nursing home last year.
She says Cuomo should go to jail over this.
"I believe all of them should go to jail."@JaniceDean reacts to "biggest bombshell so far" after a @NYGovCuomo aide admitted to nursing home deaths due to COVID being withheld. pic.twitter.com/QVI9TZTk5R
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) February 12, 2021
This does not look good for Cuomo.
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