Wednesday, August 4

Trump “loves” New York but insists he will not send the first vaccines there

US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump

The outgoing president of the United States, Donald Trump said on Saturday that he loves New York but what will not send the first batches of the future vaccine against COVID-19 there by its governor, Andrew Cuomo.

“I LOVE NEW YORK! As everyone knows, the Trump Administration has produced a great, safe VACCINE much earlier than expected. Another Administration would have taken five years. The problem is that New York Governor Cuomo said he would delay using it, and other states WANT IT NOW, “said the president in a thread of tweets.

We can’t waste time and we can only give the Vaccine to those states that use it immediately. Hence the delay in New York. Many lives are to be saved, but we are prepared for when they are (in New York). Stop politicking! “, Settled the outgoing president.

On Friday Trump threatened not to distribute the first batches of the future COVID-19 vaccine to New York for Cuomo, who has been one of the major critics of management of your Pandemic Administration.

“Governor Cuomo will have to tell us when is it ready because otherwise we cannot deliver it to a state that will not give it to its people immediately, “Trump said in an intervention in the White House rose garden, the first in eight days and after media projections gave the victory in the November 3 presidential election for Democrat Joe Biden.

Trump added Friday: Cuomo “doesn’t trust where the vaccine comes from. These they come from the largest companies in the world, the biggest labs in the world, but he doesn’t trust the fact that it’s the White House, this Administration, so we won’t hand it over to New York until we have clearance to do so, and it pains me to say that. ”

Shortly afterward, Cuomo himself responded in statements to MSNBC that what Trump had said “it is not true. Surprise surprise“.” I have been a frank opponent of many of Trump’s policies during the last four years, “said the New York governor, who recalled that the outgoing president lost the elections in his state by a wide margin and is being investigated in New York. York for tax fraud.

New York was in the first months the epicenter of the pandemic in the US And, although the number of cases has multiplied in several states as the year has progressed, it is still the first in the death toll, 33,993, according to Johns Hopkins University.

In recent weeks, Cuomo had announced that state officials would review the future COVID-19 vaccine and that I would advise New Yorkers not to get vaccinated until the authorities in New York completed the process.

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