Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) responded to a report on Wednesday that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s (D) administration is under federal investigation over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to how the state handled its reporting on nursing home data.
“Florida, in terms of coronavirus, we have less coronavirus per capita in terms of deaths than the national average and we have the second oldest population in the United States, we have less cases per capita than the national average,” DeSantis told Fox News host Laura Ingraham. “And yet, we have all schools open, we have all businesses able to operate, everyone has a right to work, our unemployment below the national average, our tax revenue is much higher than expectations. And so I think what we’ve learned is two things. One, when you deal with a pandemic, it doesn’t mean that every other issue in society simply goes away.”
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