Cuomo May Be Guilty Of ‘Obstruction Of Justice,’ Must Be Investigated: Rep. Lee Zeldin


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration should be investigated over possible obstruction of justice in relation to its handling of information about the death toll in nursing homes during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Rep. Lee Zeldin, R. N.Y., told “America Reports” Friday.

The New York Post reported late Thursday that Cuomo’s secretary, Melissa DeRosa, admitted to state Democratic lawmakers that the administration withheld the data out of fear it could “be used against us” by the Trump administration’s Justice Department.

Last month, the New York state attorney general’s office released a report finding that the Cuomo administration dramatically undercounted nursing home deaths.

REP. LEE ZELDIN: “I just want to say that [Fox News senior meteorologist] Janice Dean has done a fantastic job for many months, going back to last spring and summer, to bring this issue to light … AP reported that over 9,000 infected patients were placed with healthy nursing home residents, so as a result of the deaths that came in the weeks and the months following this late March policy, this mandate, there were a lot of requests for information, for data, for numbers on nursing home deaths and more, and then a cover-up started.

There were requests from the feds to the state for information on it, and the state wasn’t providing … I believe, and my colleagues in the New York congressional delegation believe and many others as well, that there should be a an investigation into this … There is an admission of what could be obstruction of justice …

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