The FBI and U.S. attorney’s office in the Eastern District of New York launched an investigation into Governor Andrew Cuomo’s handling of long-term care facilities like nursing homes, the Albany-based Times Union newspaper reports, citing an unidentified person with direct knowledge of the matter.
- Probe in early stages, focusing on work of some senior members of Cuomo’s coronavirus task force
- “As we publicly said, DOJ has been looking into this for months. We have been cooperating with them and we will continue to,” a Cuomo spokesperson told Bloomberg News
- John Marzulli, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Brooklyn, on Wednesday afternoon told Times Union he couldn’t confirm nor deny whether the office has initiated an investigation
- NOTE: Earlier, NYC Mayor Calls for Covid Probe, Pullback of Cuomo’s Powers (1)
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