Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) repeatedly ducked questions on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) handling of nursing homes during the COVID-19 crisis on Monday, refusing to even acknowledge the matter.
Schumer appeared in Camillus, New York, on Monday, holding a press conference about securing aid to restaurants.
Watch Schumer run away from questions: pic.twitter.com/zbTyJI8U4d
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The scandal involving New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), for allegedly covering up real data on coronavirus-related nursing home deaths under his watch, continues to unfold and members of his party continue to distance themselves from it.
A friend and ally of Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), dodged a question on the policy implemented by Cuomo’s administration that ultimately caused thousands of preventable deaths.