Andrew Cuomo faced another backlash from New Yorkers Thursday after a report claimed he plans on using taxpayer funds for his legal defense rather than campaign cash.
“A law firm representing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his administration as part of a federal investigation into the state’s handling of nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic will be paid through public funds,” reports the Washignton Examiner.
“The way it works is the Executive Chamber has retained the counsel, and that is a state expense,” he said during a press conference at the Javits Center. “It has been in every investigation.”
Read the full report at the Washington Examiner.