New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under investigation by the FBI and a federal prosecutor in an investigation linked to Cuomo’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and his decision to force nursing homes to accept patients with COVID-19, according to a new report.
The probe is being led by the Brooklyn-based U.S. attorney’s office in the Eastern District of New York, according to the Albany Times-Union, which cited “a person with direct knowledge of the matter who is not authorized to comment publicly.”
The report said the probe, which is just getting underway, will examine what has been done by senior members of the governor’s coronavirus task force.
In its report on the investigation, The New York Times cited “one of the people familiar with the matter” as saying investigators have already been in touch with the Cuomo administration.
The Times reported that it was unclear if the probe is