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New York lawmakers call for ‘prosecution and impeachment’ of Gov. Cuomo

February 12, 2021 | By Jessica Chasmar | The Washington Times | Source |

New York GOP calls for ‘prosecution and impeachment’ of Gov. Cuomo over nursing home scandal

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address virtually from The War Room at the state Capitol, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, Pool)

“The New York Republican Party is calling for “prosecution and impeachment discussions” to begin immediately regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his administration’s handling and alleged cover-up of nursing home COVID-19 deaths in the state.

“The second-most powerful person in state government and top aide to Governor Cuomo admitted on video to the premeditated and willful violation of state laws and what clearly amounts to federal obstruction of justice,” Chairman Nick Langworthy said in a statement Friday. “Andrew Cuomo has abused his power and destroyed the trust placed in the office of governor. Prosecution and impeachment discussions must begin right away.”

 

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