Federalism. How does it work.
Democrats want to make Governor Andrew Cuomo into the pandemic hero. Aside from his unfortunate habit of killing as many as 11,000 senior citizens by forcing nursing homes to accept infected patients, he’s not keen on accepting responsibility for anything. The death toll, the nursing home deaths, the lockdowns, it’s all somebody’s else fault.
So is the budget deficit.
“We have tremendous losses because of COVID, we’re not liable for them,” Cuomo said. New York City has a $9 billion budget deficit and the state’s is $30 billion.
“I’m not accepting liability,” Cuomo continued. “I’m not accepting the premise that New York City or New York State should pay.”
He added: “We didn’t do anything wrong. The federal government should pay. The federal government was wrong.”
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