'A pure hypocrite': New York City mayor goes after Trump on coronavirus aid

Source: Los Angeles Times - View Original Article
Published: May 05, 2020
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67% Liberal


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98% "Florida is doing phenomenal, Texas is doing phenomenal, the Midwest is, you know, fantastic -- very little debt. ...""
95% "The fundamental question, which we're not articulating, is, how much is a human life worth?""
89% "To me, I say, the cost of a human life is priceless.""
86% "and then he will have failed, and this nation will suffer.""
84% "There's not going to be a national recovery without New York City.""
83% "Every day President Trump resembles more and more Herbert Hoover, the president who ignored the Great Depression, who didn't care to put America back ..."
82% "This back and forth between Trump and the New York leaders comes a day after the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the ..."
69% "In his interview with the Post, Trump addressed the question of whether to offer support along political lines.""
68% "... If we can't get past this now, when can we ever get past it?""

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98% : "Florida is doing phenomenal, Texas is doing phenomenal, the Midwest is, you know, fantastic -- very little debt. ...
95% : "The fundamental question, which we're not articulating, is, how much is a human life worth?"
89% : "To me, I say, the cost of a human life is priceless.
86% : and then he will have failed, and this nation will suffer.
84% : There's not going to be a national recovery without New York City."
83% : "Well, I'll tell you something.
83% : Every day President Trump resembles more and more Herbert Hoover, the president who ignored the Great Depression, who didn't care to put America back on its feet.
82% : This back and forth between Trump and the New York leaders comes a day after the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington raised its projection for American deaths from COVID-19 by August from 72,433 to 134,000.
69% : In his interview with the Post, Trump addressed the question of whether to offer support along political lines.
68% : "... If we can't get past this now, when can we ever get past it?"
67% : New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that the state has a $13-billion debt created, in large part, by the loss of tax revenue since the novel coronavirus shut down the economy, an amount that makes an eventual reopening impossible without federal aid.
66% : Cuomo announced that New York lost another 230 lives on Monday, up from 226 the day before.
65% : The people need help!
64% : Who cares who runs the states?
64% : "All we're asking to do is get back on our feet so we can contribute to this national recovery.
63% : There's also a cost of reopening quickly.
60% : IHME's projections reflect "the easing of social distancing measures expected in 31 states by May 11," it said in a statement, "indicating that growing contacts among people will promote transmission of the coronavirus.
57% : New York and other Democratic states with high COVID-19 case numbers such as California and Illinois weren't seeking federal help until the pandemic, he said.
57% : Unlike De Blasio, Cuomo did not make it personal with Trump and said he believed the president was simply adopting talking points from other influential Republicans such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
56% : New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio woke Tuesday morning to a cover of the New York Post featuring President Trump and a headline declaring there would be "no bailout for New York.
56% : It's absolutely unacceptable.
53% : "The president is looking at a scenario where either he is responsible and bridges the gap
52% : To that idea, De Blasio responded: "The president is playing politics while people are suffering.
52% : Cuomo, who has been bringing up this topic for weeks, used a more measured approach Tuesday during his briefing.
51% : "He's a pure hypocrite.
51% : He says it right out loud there.
51% : But Cuomo did issue a challenge to the White House: The next federal stimulus package will include help for state and local governments -- or Trump will have cemented an unfavorable place in history.
50% : " Taking up the fighter ethos of his city, beaten down by more than 18,000 deaths at the hands of COVID-19, De Blasio began his daily briefing by holding the newspaper up to the camera and delivering a personal attack at the man staring back at him from the page.
48% : He said New York state had added $116 billion to the federal coffers since 2015 and that many Democratic states have given far more to the federal government than they take out.
47% : Nearly two months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has not yet passed a stimulus plan that sends help to the states for managing their growing debts.
47% : That, my friends, is the decision we are really making.
46% : "What kind of human being sees the suffering here and decides that the people of New York City don't deserve help?
43% : The faster we reopen, the lower the economic cost but the higher the human cost because of more lives lost.
42% : "The president of the United States, a former New Yorker who seems to enjoy stabbing his hometown in the back," De Blasio said, just getting started.
42% : Cuomo said.
41% : Because they live in a state or city run by a Democrat, does that make them less American in your view, Mr. President?
39% : On Tuesday, though, he wanted to be clear about what reopening means.
37% : We've never seen anything like it in the entire history of this republic.
37% : "There is a cost of staying closed, no doubt, an economic cost.
35% : The $2.2-trillion stimulus passed in late March sent $150 billion to states but was limited to direct use helping with the public health emergency.
34% : It doesn't kill Democrats and Republicans.
32% : I don't think the Republicans want to be in a position where they bail out states that are, that have been mismanaged over a long period of time."
29% : Cuomo said the "mismanagement" rested with America's partisan Congress.
29% : or they will not pass any legislation
26% : In New York state, the disease has killed more than 25,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.
23% : "It's not fair to the Republicans because all the states that need help -- they're run by Democrats in every case," Trump said.
20% : The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 grew to 70,272 Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins, with confirmed cases reaching 1,194,494.
15% : " On Monday, Cuomo announced a detailed plan for reopening his state that would begin May 15 on a region-by-region basis.
13% : "The virus doesn't pick Democrats or Republicans.
11% : It kills Americans," Cuomo said.
5% : President Trump wasn't there for us when we needed testing to stop this horrible disease, and now he's talking about not helping us in our hour of need.
5% : He says he's not inclined to do bailouts, but he gave a $58-billion bailout to the airline industry and gave a $1.5-trillion bailout to big corporations and the wealthy.

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