Mayor Bill De Blasio Beefs With Gov. Cuomo Over Closing NYC Schools
Written by B87FM on April 11, 2020
New York Metropolis Mayor Invoice De Blasio introduced, this week, that NYC colleges can be closed for the rest of the tutorial yr, an announcement that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo contradicts.
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“Having to let you know that we can’t deliver our colleges again for the rest of this college yr is painful, however I may let you know it’s the proper factor to do,” De Blasio stated in a press convention, Saturday.
Simply hours later, Cuomo expressed a distinct concept: “There was no choice on colleges,” Cuomo stated, calling De Blasio’s feedback mere “opinion.” “He didn’t shut them, and he can’t open them,” he continued in a press convention upstate.
Saturday night, De Blasio appeared on MSNBC to make clear the state of affairs: “I’ll all the time work with the state of New York, I’ll all the time work with the governor,” De Blasio stated, earlier than explaining that his accountability is to the scholars, not one other elected official. “I’ve to do what I believe is true to cease the coronavirus from holding the town in its grip to ensure we get out of this horrible second in our metropolis’s historical past and transfer ahead.”
Cuomo has but to reply to De Blasio’s newest feedback.