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ABC, CBS Ignore New York Caught Masking Up Cuomo’s Physique Rely

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In a bombshell report out Thursday, The New York Occasions uncovered how New York State’s Well being Division was undercounting nursing house deaths by as much as 50 p.c. It was a staggering revelation contemplating Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo was the one who ordered aged COVID sufferers be returned to their long run care services. However later that night, each ABC’s World Information Tonight and the CBS Night Information fully ignored the scandal, dubbed #CuomoCoverUp on Twitter.

Whereas ABC and CBS reported on GM not making gas-powered automobiles and a snowy owl noticed in New York, respectively, NBC Nightly Information was the lone broadcast community to provide The Occasions piece any protection (1 minute and 25 seconds).

“Tonight, New York State accused of undercounting COVID nursing house deaths by as a lot as 50 p.c,” NBC correspondent Kristen Dahlgren reported. “The outcomes of a months-long investigation by the state legal professional common. The scathing 76-page report discovering the state didn’t report nursing house residents who died from COVID-19 within the hospital.”

Dahlgren even spoke with the daughter of one among Cuomo’s victims, who argued that third-graders have been smarter than the Governor (click on “broaden”):

DAHLGREN: Daybreak Bess’ mother died in a Lengthy Island nursing house final April.

DAWN BESS: Horrible. By no means ought to have occurred. By no means ought to have occurred.

DAHLGREN: She says her mother died of dehydration in a house overrun with COVID after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo opening nursing houses to COVID sufferers to unlock hospital beds.

BESS: A 3rd-grader would know to not ship COVID sufferers right into a nursing house.

Somebody get Jeff Foxworthy on that.

 

 

When questions have been first being raised about Cuomo’s failed management, he was a liberal media darling, even calling him the “acting-president.” And the networks covered up (together with NBC) the bipartisan requires an investigation from state lawmakers. They’ve additionally been largely silent on Cuomo’s other disastrous order that made hospitals throw out vaccine doses.

And a few of their adulations have been simply embarrassing. Final fall CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King praised him in an interview as a “exhausting reality” teller. Then there was CBS Sunday Morning host Jane Pauley who was openly flirting with the brand new eligible bachelor.

However again in Could, NBC was additionally the published community stand out when they first reported on Cuomo’s nursing home scandal. They even chided what he had completed and in contrast him to different governors. “That quantity climbing quick. Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont thinks forcing nursing houses to take COVID optimistic sufferers, as most states are doing, is a path to catastrophe,” reported senior investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden, on the time.

 

 

Routine NewsBusters readers know that we’ve coated Fox Information Channel’s senior meteorologist Janice Dean’s battle with Cuomo’s corruption, as she’s tried to seek out justice for her in-laws who died due to his order.

In an look hours earlier on The Faulkner Focus, she had this to say concerning the bombshell revelations (click on “broaden”):

I do not actually know what to say. After I noticed the report, and I knew that it was coming in all probability an hour earlier than it was launched, I known as my husband and I known as my sister-in-law and I mentioned that perhaps the angels received, perhaps the angels may have their day in court docket and perhaps this governor will probably be held accountable, Harris. I did not need to be on this place. I am not a political individual, however my household was affected and I wasn’t seeing the protection. I wasn’t seeing the questions being requested of this governor. He continued to cross the blame on everybody else and all the things else. And he nonetheless to today is not going to settle for any accountability. And there have been lawsuits and there have been journalists that wished to do good and get these numbers for the entire households that deserve them. And at last immediately, there’s a ray of sunshine. There’s sunshine in darkness. And I thank this legal professional common, I do know that there have been hundreds of households which have written letters and have wished to have solutions. And I am so grateful on behalf of all of them for giving me love and assist, as a result of that is by no means a task I believed I might ever be in Harris. However I am so grateful immediately that justice could be served.

Hopefully, this investigation was the start of the street to justice for the various households destroyed by Cuomo’s incompetence. Which, satirically, he warned against on Tuesday.

Between scandals similar to this one and the rising psychological toll of the pandemic (such this Illinois mother, who misplaced her son to suicide), there is a plethora of issues that authorities officers like Cuomo and his buddies throughout the nation should reply for.

And it was solely just some days in the past that somebody warned “incompetent authorities can kill folks.” That man? Andrew Cuomo.

This disgusting cover-up of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nursing house physique rely was made potential due to profitable sponsorships from Fidelity on ABC and CBS. CBS Night Information has additionally requested folks to textual content anchor Norah O’Donnell at this quantity: (202) 217-1107.

The transcript is under, click on “broaden” to learn:

NBC Nightly Information
January 28, 2021
7:04:30 p.m. Jap

LESTER HOLT: A surprising new discovering by officers in New York, the state well being division severely undercounted the variety of COVID deaths amongst nursing house residents. Kristen Dahlgren has particulars for us.

[Cuts to video]

KRISTEN DAHLGREN: Tonight, New York State accused of undercounting COVID nursing house deaths by as a lot as 50 p.c. The outcomes of a months-long investigation by the state legal professional common. The scathing 76-page report discovering the state didn’t report nursing house residents who died from COVID-19 within the hospital. Whereas claiming some nursing houses did not isolate COVID sufferers.

Daybreak Bess’ mother died in a Lengthy Island nursing house final April.

DAWN BESS: Horrible. By no means ought to have occurred. By no means ought to have occurred.

DAHLGREN: She says her mother died of dehydration in a house overrun with COVID after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo opening nursing houses to COVID sufferers to unlock hospital beds.

BESS: A 3rd-grader would know to not ship COVID sufferers right into a nursing house.

DAHLGREN: Cuomo declined to remark. However in a press release, New York State’s well being commissioner denied an undercount. Saying, the division of well being “constantly reported numbers primarily based on the place of dying.”

Tonight, New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera urging the Governor to launch “correct knowledge,” which he says they’ve been requesting for months. Including: “Households who misplaced family members deserve trustworthy solutions.”

One thing Daybreak Bess continues to be trying to find. Kristen Dahlgren NBC Information.