Posted originally on the conservative tree house on February 11, 2021 by Sundance
An interesting article within the New York Post outlines a phone call by an aide to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo who admitted to covering-up the statistics of deaths from nursing homes.
Cuomo’s administration was scared the DOJ would use the information to arrest them.
NEW YORK – Governor Cuomo’s top aide privately apologized to Democratic lawmakers for withholding the state’s nursing-home death toll from COVID-19 — telling them “we froze” out of fear the true numbers would “be used against us” by federal prosecutors, The Post has learned.
The stunning admission of a cover-up was made by Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa during a video conference call with state Democratic leaders in which she said the Cuomo administration had rebuffed a legislative request for the tally in August because “right around the same time, [then-President Donald Trump] turns this into a giant political football,” according to an audio recording of the two-hour-plus meeting. (read more)