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‘Ridiculous demands’ and ‘impossible requests’: Life outside Cuomo’s pandemic war room

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ALBANY, N.Y. — No one dared tell Andrew Cuomo how terrible they thought his idea was. In the summer of 2020, with Cuomo at the height of his pandemic-inflated fame, the then-governor of New York suggested that the state health department deploy half its roughly 5,000 employees to check restaurants for their compliance with the state’s mask-wearing and capacity limit rules. Cuomo wanted to tout the number of tickets issued for noncompliance during his nationally televised news briefings, according to a former administration official who was on a call when…

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