Cuomo Aide Says NY Withheld Nursing Home Virus Data From Trump Admin
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From the CenterCuomo faces rising scrutiny over COVID-19 nursing home deaths
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is facing mounting scrutiny over his handling of COVID-19 nursing home deaths after revelations that a top aide said officials "froze" providing information about the deaths after questions from the Department of Justice (DOJ) last year.
The remarks have set off a renewed firestorm over Cuomo's handling of the deaths and whether his administration sought to cover up details. They also undermine the star profile the governor developed on the national level at the start of the pandemic as he gave signature daily press...
From the RightCuomo aide Melissa DeRosa admits they hid nursing home data so feds wouldn’t find out
Gov. Andrew 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 that the true numbers would “be used against us” by federal prosecutors, The Post has learned.
The stunning admission of a coverup 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...
From the LeftNew Allegations of Cover-Up by Cuomo Over Nursing Home Virus Toll
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and his administration faced new allegations on Friday that they had covered up the scope of the coronavirus death toll in New York’s nursing homes, after a top aide admitted that the state had withheld data because it feared an investigation by the Trump Justice Department.
The private remarks by the top aide, Melissa DeRosa, and a cascading series of news reports and a court order have left Mr. Cuomo, a third-term Democrat, scrambling to contain the political fallout over his oversight of nursing homes, where...