Governor Andrew Cuomo

Legal Beat

Jewish leaders call COVID rules ‘blatantly anti-Semitic’

Three Rockland County Jewish congregations are suing New York state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he engaged in a “streak of anti-Semitic discrimination” with a recent crackdown on religious gatherings to reduce the state’s coronavirus infection rate. The Manhattan federal court lawsuit filed late Wednesday accused the Democrat of making negative, false, and discriminatory statements

Politics

Pence Calls Out Cuomo, de Blasio Over NY’s COVID Death Rate

Vice President Mike Pence is known as a mild-mannered politician whose temperament is very different from his boss Donald Trump. But that didn’t stop him from unloading on New York’s two most prominent Democrats, holding them responsible for their state’s death rate — the second-highest in the nation. Now political observers are asking if Pence’s