White House press secretary Jane Saki on Thursday distanced President Biden from his previous assessment that the New York government Andrew Andrew Kumo is the “gold standard” of COVID-19 management.
Sasaki said it’s important to remember that Biden had said positive things about several local leaders in the epidemic last year – offering a distinct non-vote of confidence in peer co-Democrats, who are part of COVID-19 Nursing Facing double scandals related to coverups. Allegations of house death and sexual harassment from a former accomplice.
“Well, first of all, I think, to be fair, let’s put all the comments in context, which sometimes is missing from these conversations that we do here and during interviews. At the time, Joe I was convinced that in April of last year, the president spoke up and said positive things about a category of governors – Democrats and Republicans – who were stepping down at the federal level of leadership vacuum when they had no information. Can’t find it, when he wasn’t getting any help, and no guidance from the former Trump administration, “Saki said in his daily press briefing.
“He made some positive comments about Governor Cuomo and his role in New York when he did about a series of governors.”
Saki also said that Biden supports the sexual harassment accuser – “strip poker.” That Cuomo kissed her without her consent and suggested her play on former Cuomo colleague Lindsay Boylan Wednesday to answer a question about the claim
Democrats, including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, are calling for an investigation into Boylan’s claims.
“I say first that the President remains in office. When a person comes forward, they are treated with respect and respect. His voice should be heard, not silenced. And any allegations should be reviewed.
“Governor Cuomo is also the governor of one of the largest states in the country, one of the hardest hit with millions still suffering from an epidemic and an economic crisis, and our focus is to work with governors To continue, how are we helping people in our states from many states of the country. He still heads the National Governors Association. “
Biden will meet Cuomo on Thursday afternoon in his role as chairman of the NGA. Cuomo recently met with Biden one day later this month after the Post reported an explosive admission from top aide Melissa Derasa that her administration had hidden data on COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes out of fear that the right Be used against the number. Us “by federal prosecutors.
Cuomo claimed that Derasa attempted to recover the damage by only talking about stoning state legislators, but Democratic and Republican skeptics alike noted that his remarks described a wide barrage of feeds. , Which may amount to a crime. The FBI and US Attorney of the Eastern District of New York are reportedly investigating Cuomo.
Kyomo denied that the March 25 state rule prohibited nursing homes from being removed from coronovirus-positive patients, which contributed significantly to New York’s 46,000 COVID-19 deaths. But after months of investigation, New York Attorney General Letitia James, a Democrat, revealed last month that the Cuomo administration reduced the number of nursing home-related deaths by nearly 50 percent.