The nerve of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. It’s hard to believe he could be so insensitive to joke and lecture New Yorkers about the coronavirus. His condescension is insufferable.

After Gov. Cuomo was revealed to have moved coronavirus-stricken patients into nursing homes, citizens were outraged. The deaths in New York State skyrocketed due to the many deaths in nursing homes. Cuomo has yet to apologize or admit he is at fault. Just ask Fox News’ Janice Dean, who lost her in-laws after Cuomo moved coronavirus patients into their nursing home.

Janice Dean tweeted out a screenshot from the video above with a heartbreaking comment referring to her in-laws who passed away:

“Tough times don’t last because tough people outlast them.”

…Unless you shove Covid patients into nursing homes for 46 days.

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New York State deserves much, much better.

Our previous report on the policy from Governor Cuomo that put thousands of nursing home patients at risk. The Cuomo brothers also joked around on-air at CNN completely avoiding the controversy:

A report linked a controversial decision by Gov. Cuomo that led to thousands of deaths inside his state’s nursing homes. CNN ignored the scandal.

The Associated Press reported that “New York hospitals released more than 6,300 recovering coronavirus patients into nursing homes during the height” of the coronavirus pandemic under a “controversial, now-scrapped policy,” according to Fox News. The AP reported that Cuomo and other state officials argued the decision was “was not to blame for one of the nation’s highest nursing home death tolls,” noting the governor has “taken intense criticism over the policy.”

A search of transcripts revealed that CNN completely ignored the AP report on air Monday and Tuesday with absolutely zero coverage. A search of CNN’s website did not find any digital coverage, either.

(AP Photo/John Minchillo)

More than 6,400 deaths have been linked to the coronavirus in New York’s nursing home and long-term care facilities, the AP reported.

There has been growing scrutiny over the Democratic governor’s order in late March that forced nursing homes to accept patients who tested positive for coronavirus, despite testing deficiencies for both residents and staff. Cuomo signed an executive order on May 11 reversing the policy, stopping hospitals from sending infected patients back to nursing homes and ramping up testing for staff.

CNN’s attempt to hide the AP report comes after weeks of CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” namesake, Chris Cuomo, coming under fire for a series of widely panned interviews with his older brother. The Cuomo siblings often joke around, poke fun at each other and have even attempted prop comedy. The CNN host recently admitted he’s “not objective” when interviewing his brother.


Back in May, the CNN anchor attempted prop comedy instead of addressing the nursing home controversy during a 25-minute interview with his older brother. The “Cuomo Prime Time” namesake played a clip of his brother taking a coronavirus test where a nurse placed a cotton swab up his nostril and joked about the size of his sibling’s nose, complete with props.

Chris Cuomo isn’t the only CNN personality to ignore the harsh realities of the New York governor. Recent headlines on CNN’s website include, “Andrew Cuomo may be the single most popular politician in America right now,” “Gov. Cuomo got tested for COVID-19 at a press conference to show how easy it is” and “Andrew Cuomo is down for Robert De Niro to play him.”

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