Politics

GOV CUOMO: ‘Fear and Panic’ As Big a Problem as the Coronavirus Outbreak, Says Feds ‘Stepping Up’

posted by Hannity Staff - 3.19.20

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urged all Americans to remain calm during the Coronavirus outbreak Thursday; saying scientists understand the “trajectory of the virus” and people need to “act on facts” not fear.

“We know how to deal with it. It’s not going to be easy, it’s not going to be pretty. We know the trajectory of the virus. Let’s just take a deep breath and act on facts as opposed to acting on fear. When you act on fear, then you’re in a dangerous place,” said Cuomo.

“This is a war; we have to treat it like a war. Here in New York we had 9/11 which basically immediately re-oriented us into a war scenario. In a war you need the federal government. The federal government is stepping up,” he added.

Watch Governor Cuomo’s press conference above.

BERNIE: Trump’s Coronavirus Response ‘Working Overtime’ to Protect… ‘Fossil Fuel Executives'

posted by Hannity Staff - 3.10.20

Bernie Sanders weighed-in on the White House’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak in the United States Tuesday; accusing his administration of “working overtime” to protect fossil fuel executives.

“As millions of workers struggle without sick pay and as seniors deal with unaffordable medical bills, President Trump is working overtime to protect the real victims of the coronavirus: fossil fuel executives,” posted Sanders on social media.

Vice President Pence confirmed Tuesday that America’s insurance companies have agreed to waive all co-pays related to Coronavirus testing and extensive treatment.

“I’m pleased to report, as you requested, Mr. President, that all the insurance companies here either today or before today have agreed to waive all co-pays on coronavirus testing and extend coronavirus treatment in their benefit plans,” said Vice President Pence.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday the deployment of the National Guard to New Rochelle, NY to stop the spread of the Coronavirus in that city, which he described as the “most significant cluster in the country.”

“Those measures include deploying National Guard troops to a Health Department command post and setting up a satellite testing facility and one-mile containment area in the city. To date, Westchester County has seen 108 confirmed COVID-19 cases; that’s 58 percent of all tri-state cases,” reports NBC New York.

“New Rochelle is home to the midtown Manhattan lawyer who has been linked to dozens of cases across multiple states. He was the second confirmed case in the state and its first instance of community spread,” adds NBC.

“You calibrate your response to the time and the facts and the circumstances in that place at that time,” Cuomo said on CNN. “So parades, etc. we look at that on a daily basis.”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Watch the Vice President’s comments above.

BREAKING NOW: New York State to Deploy National Guard, Set-Up Coronavirus ‘Containment Area’

posted by Hannity Staff - 3.10.20

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday the deployment of the National Guard to New Rochelle, NY to stop the spread of the Coronavirus in that city, which he described as the “most significant cluster in the country.”

“Those measures include deploying National Guard troops to a Health Department command post and setting up a satellite testing facility and one-mile containment area in the city. To date, Westchester County has seen 108 confirmed COVID-19 cases; that’s 58 percent of all tri-state cases,” reports NBC New York.

“New Rochelle is home to the midtown Manhattan lawyer who has been linked to dozens of cases across multiple states. He was the second confirmed case in the state and its first instance of community spread,” adds NBC.

“You calibrate your response to the time and the facts and the circumstances in that place at that time,” Cuomo said on CNN. “So parades, etc. we look at that on a daily basis.”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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