Lawmakers blast Cuomo over hidden COVID-19 nursing home data

A bipartisan coalition of city and state lawmakers have turned the heat up on Gov. Andrew Cuomo following a Thursday bombshell in the New York Post revealing that the number of nursing home residents in the state who died of COVID is higher than reported.

In a video call with Democratic state officials, Melissa DeRosa, Cuomo’s top aide, admitted the governor refused a legislative request in August to conduct an accurate count, lest the Trump White House politicize the numbers.

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