New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on tension with Trump over reopening the U.S. economy: “I can’t do it. He can’t do it. I’m not sure how quickly we can do it together. So what’s the fight about?”
President Donald Trump and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo publicly sparred over who has the authority to reopen the U.S. economy.
“If he ordered me to reopen in a way that endangered the public health of the people of my state, I wouldn’t do it,” Cuomo said in an interview on CNN. “We don’t have King Trump. We have President Trump.”
Trump said in a tweet that he’s given Cuomo all the resources he’s asked for to combat the coronavirus.
“I got it all done for him, and everyone else, and now he seems to want Independence! That won’t happen!,” Trump said.
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