Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio likened his state’s governor, Democrat Andrew Cuomo, to a bully Thursday as the latter’s political career continues to unwind before our eyes amid his nursing home death scandal.
Cuomo’s administration is accused of hiding the true scope of its disastrous decision to send COVID-19-positive patients into long-term care facilities from March to May of last year in the early days of the pandemic. Thousands died, but the actual number of deaths was apparently double what Cuomo reported.
The revelation came last week when Cuomo aide Melissa DeRosa told lawmakers on a private call that Cuomo was hesitant to report the true number of COVID deaths in nursing homes, the New York Post reported.
“[W]e were in a position where we weren’t sure if what we were going to give to the Department of Justice or what we give to you guys and