Cuomo Feuds With New York Lawmakers Amid Outcry Over Nursing Homes
The relationship between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and leading lawmakers of his own party has hit a nadir amid questions over the Democratic governor’s handling of Covid-19 in nursing homes.
Democrats who control the state Senate plan to pass a bill this week requiring additional approval of any future executive orders, which Mr. Cuomo has been issuing to manage the pandemic, according to a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, a Democrat from Yonkers. Republican lawmakers are talking about impeachment, but Democrats dismissed their effort as disingenuous.
On Thursday, lawmakers from both parties said they would publicly grill State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker over the state’s delay in releasing a fuller tally of…