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Cuomo Takes Victory Lap After DOJ Drops N.Y. Nursing Home Probe

July 26, 2021, 7:33 PM

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to drop an investigation into whether he mishandled Covid-19 outbreaks in nursing homes vindicated his administration and that he is “eager” for the results of other probes into his alleged misconduct.

The Justice Department on Friday said it wouldn’t investigate New York’s handling of coronavirus in its nursing homes, along with identical investigations into New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Cuomo said the decision showed the probe, initiated under the Trump administration, was politically motivated.

“Of course this was political hyperbole and of course this fed into the politics ...

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