Andrew Cuomo

“Stay in the Streets. It’s Working”: Two Weeks Into Racial Justice Protests, New York State Classifies Use of Chokeholds as Felony

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday urged Americans to stay the course in the massive protests which have been held in cities and towns across the U.S. for the past two weeks, pointing to New York State lawmakers passing long-awaited legislation to classify chokeholds as a felony as evidence the pressure is working. The Eric Garner …

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New Yorkers Confront de Blasio Over Defense of NYPD Violence as Calls Mount for Mayor’s Resignation

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio faced angry New Yorkers who called in to WNYC‘s “The Brian Lehrer Show” on Friday, demanding answers about the mayor’s response to racial justice protests in the city over the past two weeks and his persistent defense of violence from the NYPD.  Callers to the “Ask the Mayor” segment referred …

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Cuomo Order That Sent Estimated 4,300 Covid-19 Patients to Nursing Homes Denounced as ‘Single Dumbest Decision Anyone Could Make’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing new criticism after the Associated Press reported Friday that a state directive led to over 4,300 still recovering coronavirus patients being sent to New York’s “already vulnerable nursing homes.” “It was a death sentence,” tweeted Daniel Choi, a doctor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine …

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