New York Attorney General Letitia James willfully misstated comments made by President Donald Trump on Friday regarding the forthcoming coronavirus vaccine and threatened to sue the current administration due to that misrepresentation
James claimed in a tweet that Trump said he would deny New York access to the coronavirus vaccine, which is not what Trump said.
“Any attempt by Donald Trump to deny New York access to a lifesaving #COVID19 vaccine will be met with a lawsuit, plain and simple,” James tweeted. “Stop playing politics with people’s lives.”
As The Daily Wire reported Friday, Trump said he would wait to send the vaccine to New York until Gov. Andrew Cuomo accepted it, since Cuomo previously said he didn’t trust a vaccine developed under the Trump administration and would want his own experts to look into it. Here’s what Trump actually said on Friday:
As soon as April, the vaccine will be available to the entire general population with