NY Dems Cut Cuomo Down To Size
Democratic leaders of the New York State Senate are reportedly working to strip New York Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo of his emergency powers in the aftermath of his failed - possibly criminal - handling of pandemic. With today's ALG Minute, I'm Catherine Mortensen. Democratic and Republican lawmakers have been demanding answers since a top Cuomo aide admitted that the Governor’s administration hid data on senior deaths at nursing homes and long-term care facilities over fears of a Department of Justice investigation. According to The New York Times, a vote to strip the Governor of emergency powers could come as early as this week. New York Democrat lawmakers issued a statement calling for stripping Cuomo of his emergency powers.
"While COVID-19 has tested the limits of our people and state – and, early during the pandemic, required the government to restructure decision making to render rapid, necessary public health judgments – it is clear that the expanded emergency powers granted to the Governor are no longer appropriate." For more check us out at the Daily Torch.com
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