NY Governor Cuomo Admits in Leaked Conference Call that Covid Policies Are Based on Fear

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Leaked audio from a conference call with Jewish rabbis features New York Governor Cuomo admitting that the government’s responses to coronavirus are rooted in fear, not science. He said that the policies limiting religious gatherings were proposed by NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio. Governor Cuomo said, “People see the numbers going up – ‘Close everything! Close everything!’ It’s not the best way to do it, but it is a fear-driven response. The virus scares people. Hopefully, we get the numbers down in the zip codes, the anxiety comes down, and then we can have a smarter, more-tailored approach.” He threatened another lockdown if the populace does not comply.

Hamodia has exclusively obtained a full recording of a conference call New York Gov. Andrew Cumo had with Jewish leaders last Tuesday, in which he said he would limit houses of worship to 50% occupancy in areas seeing a COVID-19 uptick, just hours before a public press conference in which he limited it to 10 attendees.

“The current rule … in any indoor gathering … it’s 50% of capacity,” the governor said. “That’s the current law. We have to follow that law. If we don’t follow that law then the infection rate gets worse. Then we’re gonna have to go back to close down. And nobody wants to do that. But I need your help in getting the rate down, and the rate will come down, if we follow the rules on the mask and the social distancing and the 50%.”

But just a few hours later, Cuomo announced restrictions on houses of worship to as few as 10 people. Jewish leaders said they felt “stabbed in the back” by what they deemed Cuomo’s duplicity.

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1 month ago

commie cuomo tells a half truth. Expect no better from a power-crazed monster. Out-of-control totally criminal godvernment uses covid as its excuse for terrorist tyranny and lawless, illegal seizure of power to wield against We, Their Victims commie cuomo and its crime partner de blasio are 100% LIARS about “numbers going down.” BS!!! Truth is the covid test is NOT meant to test for covid. There is NO valid covid test because there is no Gold Standard of the covid virus. To do testing, FIRST there must be a Gold Standard against which to test. The creators in their “mad… Read more »