TONE DEAF: Andrew Cuomo Tells People Protesting Closed Economy To Get ‘Essential Worker Jobs’ (VIDEO)

People across the country are protesting the shutdown of the economy. They want to go back to work.

In some cases, they are running out of money and are worried about feeding their families.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was asked about this by a reporter this week and gave a horrible answer.

FOX News reports:

New York Gov. Cuomo to protesters wanting economy reopened: ‘Get a job as an essential worker’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that protesters calling for the state to reopen the economy so they can go back to work could “get a job as an essential worker.”

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Cuomo made the comment at the end of a long exchange with WRGB reporter Anne McCloy, who told the governor that she spoke with demonstrators outside New York’s state Capitol in Albany before heading inside for the daily press conference. The protesters told her they can’t wait for widespread coronavirus testing – which Cuomo has been pushing — and want to return to work so they can have an income and feed their families, McCloy said.

“By the way — if you want to go to work, go take the job as an essential worker. Do it tomorrow,” Cuomo said…

Cuomo said earlier that “we get the economic anxiety, the question is how do you respond to it and do you respond to it in a way that jeopardizes public health and possibly causes more people to die?”

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Watch the video below:

That’s not an acceptable answer.

Things can’t go on like this for much longer.


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