스테파 닉: Cuomo should resign if investigation proves ‘criminal coverupof nursing home deaths

스테파 닉: Cuomo should resign if investigation proves 'criminal coverup' of nursing home deaths

대표. 엘리스 스테파 닉, R-N.Y., is calling for a federal investigation into New York 정부. 앤드류 쿠 오모‘s administration, which has been slammed for undercounting 코로나 바이러스-related nursing home deaths.

The congresswoman toldJustice with Jeanine PirroSaturday she believes New York Commissioner of Health Dr. Howard Zucker should resign from his post after the state’s Attorney General Letitia James released a 보고서 Thursday suggesting the Department of Health could have miscounted deaths by nearly 50%.

Stefanik then called for the resignation of Gov. Cuomo himself if a federal investigation into the claims proves acriminal coverup.

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I want to see a federal investigation because I think there were criminal acts conducted by the governor, by his senior staff. I want a very public and transparent investigation,” 그녀가 말했다. “I think he should resign if there’s a criminal coverup, which I believe there is.

제임스, 민주당 원, would be responsible for bringing a grand jury investigation. Stefanik said it was encouraging that the state attorney general launched the investigation in the first place.

What was most tellingthey knew the numbers, they put them out the same day, which shows they were trying to cover them up,” 그녀가 말했다.

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There are more questions than answers when you look at the 76-page report,” 그녀는 계속했다. “This is the beginning of pursuit to justice, not the end. I would urge the attorney general to continue moving that process forward.

Stefanik also urged state government to issue subpoenasimmediatelyto investigate the scandal further, stressing that there must beaccountability and consequences.

The congresswoman called on President Biden to support an independent investigation, 과 “not play politicswith it.

This is why the governor has been able to stonewall is because they have not issued those subpoenas.

This has been not just a nursing home scandal but a criminal coverup,” 그녀가 말했다, “a corruption scandal at the highest levels of New York state government.

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