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‘We don’t need big events anytime soon’: De Blasio Cancels Large Gatherings, Allows Protests To Continue

New York City canceled all large gatherings through September but won’t regulate social justice protests, Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on CNN. The city cancelled street fairs, outdoor concerts and parades due to health concerns, de Blasio told Wolf Blitzer in an interview Thursday night. De Blasio said it’s “just not time” for events that draw ...

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NJ, NY, CT Governors Extend Mandatory Quarantine To 19 States

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, alongside the New Jersey and Connecticut governors, announced Tuesday that visitors from three more hotspot states would need to quarantine when traveling to their states. Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma were added to the list first created in June, bringing the total number of states under the order to 19, according to a press release accompanying the announcement. ...

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More Than Half Of New York Voters Don’t Support Defunding The Police: Poll

More than half of registered voters in New York oppose defunding the police and reducing police department funding, according to a Siena College Poll. The poll found more than half of 806 participants, 60%, oppose defunding the police while more than half, 57%, also oppose reduce funding police departments, according to the Siena College Research Institute Poll. Thirty percent support ...

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New York To Mandate 14-Day Quarantine For Travelers From States With ‘Significant Community Spread Of COVID-19

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will impose a 14-day quarantine on travelers from states that are experiencing significant community spread of coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. “We worked very hard to get the viral transmission rate down. We don’t want to see it go up because a lot of people come into this region and they can literally ...

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What Do We Do About the Southern District of NY Now?

By Rudolph Guiliani The Department of Justice’s, New York, Southern District Office is very dear to me.  I am destressed to see how that office has been used for political purposes over the past fifteen years. America derives its strength and success from the fact that we have one set of laws that are applied equally to every citizen, regardless ...

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Federal Judge Blocks ICE From Arresting Illegal Aliens Near New York Court Houses

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are forbidden to conduct immigration arrests both inside and near courthouses in New York state following a Wednesday ruling from a federal justice. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff ruled that the practice of arresting illegal aliens outside of courthouses violated the “principles of federalism and separation of powers,” ABC News reported. “It is one ...

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‘If I Didn’t Have A Primary I Wouldn’t Care’: Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel Caught On Hot Mic At Press Conference

Democratic New York Rep. Eliot Engel was caught on a hot mic Tuesday appearing to admit that he only cared about speaking at a press conference on the George Floyd protests because he has a primary opponent. Local officials held a press conference Tuesday after rioters and looters ransacked New York City on Monday night. The press conference livestream appears ...

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NY Gov Andrew Cuomo Uses Cooked Numbers To Defend Record On Nursing Homes

Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo touted misleading statistics on nursing home deaths Wednesday to defend his approach to nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic. Cuomo has faced criticism for a March 25 order requiring nursing homes and other adult care facilities to accept recovering coronavirus patients — an order that the governor took six weeks to undo. “In general, ...

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Andrew Cuomo’s Nursing Home Order Deleted From New York Health Department Website

Andrew Cuomo

Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s March 25 order requiring nursing homes and other long-term care facilities to accept recovering coronavirus patients has disappeared from the New York State Department of Health’s website. The webpage for Cuomo’s order now says the document is “not found,” though it can still be seen on the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. It took the ...

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New York Sent More Than 4,500 Coronavirus Patients Into Nursing Homes After Cuomo Order: AP

Andrew Cuomo

New York nursing homes were forced to accept more than 4,500 coronavirus patients from hospitals thanks to an order from Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a tally by the Associated Press found. Cuomo has come under heated criticism for his March 25 order forcing recovering COVID-19 patients into New York nursing homes — a decision blamed for the state’s ...

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New York Started Undercounting Nursing Home Resident Deaths After Cuomo Faced Scrutiny

Andrew Cuomo

The New York State Department of Health admitted that the state knowingly omitted an unknown number of coronavirus deaths from its tallies of nursing home fatalities. The state began undercounting the deaths after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced scrutiny for ordering nursing homes to accept positive coronavirus patients. Under the new rules, New York’s disclosure of nursing home deaths ...

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Cuomo Says Nursing Homes Are A ‘Top Priority’ After Forcing Them To Accept Coronavirus Patients

Andrew Cuomo

Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that nursing homes are now the “top priority” after weeks of forcing long-term care facilities to take in coronavirus positive patients. “We now have a top priority, which we had from day one, which is our nursing homes,” Cuomo said Monday. “We were introduced to this virus in Seattle, Washington, where it ...

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Cuomo Reverses, Says Nursing Homes Can Refuse COVID-Positive Patients

Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo partially reversed a March executive order Sunday that prevented nursing homes from denying admission of patients who tested positive for the new coronavirus. Patients must now test negative for the virus before hospitals can admit them to assisted living facilities, Cuomo said during an Albany press briefing Sunday. The readmission policy adopted March 25 states: “No resident ...

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‘She’s Welcome To Lose’: DHS Deputy Chief Responds To NY Attorney General’s Threat To Sue Over Immigration Ban

The acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, while speaking about the Trump administration’s plan to limit immigration into the U.S, welcomed a challenge to the order. Acting DHS Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss an executive order to curb the number of foreign nationals who can obtain a green card, a decree ...

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