Gov. Cuomo sides with Trump over ‘disrespectful’ reporters
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Trump have discovered one factor they’ll agree on.
The governor took goal at members of the media for taking up a “nastier tone” and brazenly disrespecting the president at press conferences.
“The best way they query President Trump at a few of these press conferences is simply — I’ve by no means heard that tone with the president,” the New York governor instructed WAMC host Alan Chartock on Monday.
When Chartock countered with, “Properly, he deserves it, doesn’t he?” Cuomo doubled down.
“Properly, yeah, besides there’s imagined to be a decorum to the establishment,” he mentioned. “You need to say, ‘Properly I don’t just like the president and I disrespect him.’ I do know. However it’s nonetheless the workplace of the president.”
Cuomo additionally talked about the press has taken on “a nastier tone” and mentioned some are simply downright “unprofessional” and ask “actually biased questions.”
“There’s a disrespect that by no means existed. I’ve watched tons of of press conferences through the years. If anybody used the tone that they use with me in a few of these press conferences — should you did that with my previous man, you’d be fortunate if he didn’t stroll round and deck you,” he added, referring to his late father and three-term New York Gov. Mario Cuomo.
The Queens-born governor has lashed out at reporters earlier than at his press conferences, together with final week when he accused Wall Avenue Journal reporter Jimmy Vielkind of being “obnoxious and offensive” when he requested a query about college closures within the state.
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