Did Gov. Cuomo Say It Was ‘Bad News’ Pfizer Vaccine Progress Came Under Trump?
In November 2020, a raft of Republican lawmakers and right-leaning commentators condemned Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for, according to them, politicizing Pfizer’s announcement that the COVID-19 vaccine it had been developing appeared to be 90% effective.
On Nov. 9, Tom Elliott, the right-leaning founder of the media company Grabien, tweeted out a short clip of Cuomo’s appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” earlier that day. In the clip, Cuomo says:
“Well, it’s good news-bad news, George [Stephanopoulos]. The good news is the Pfizer tests look good, and...