Chuck Schumer Defends Cuomo’s Handling Of Pandemic In NY Despite Nursing Home Deaths (VIDEO)

Chuck Schumer defended New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, saying they have handled the Coronavirus pandemic well for the state.

He made the remarks during an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.

His defense is surprising. Even the MSNBC host pointed out that under Cuomo’s direction, nursing homes in the state were forced to take patients with Coronavirus, which led to thousands of deaths.

The Washington Free Beacon has details:

Schumer Defends Cuomo Ordering Nursing Homes to Accept Coronavirus Patients Despite Reversal

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) on Tuesday defended New York governor Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) controversial order requiring nursing homes to admit coronavirus-infected patients despite Cuomo’s reversal of the decision last week.

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“I think the governor and [Mayor Bill de Blasio], frankly, have handled things very well,” Schumer said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “We’ve been the epicenter of the crisis with so much going on and the issues of hospitals and nursing homes were very hard to manage. I think they managed it well.”

Despite an increasing coronavirus death toll in New York nursing homes—over 5,500 nursing home residents have died from the virus in the state—Schumer said he supported Cuomo’s handling of the issue.

“I think our governor has handled it well,” Schumer said. “I don’t have any dispute with what he has done.”

See the video below:

So Chuck will defend Cuomo while criticizing Trump? Really?

Do you think Schumer would defend Trump if he was the one who caused these deaths?

 

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