Gov. Cuomo responds to Pres. Trump threatening to hold back vaccine from New Yorkers

Western New York

(WIVB)–President Donald Trump is threatening to hold back the COVID vaccine from New Yorkers.

He says Governor Andrew Cuomo is to blame.

This week, the governor called the president’s plan for a vaccine roll-out “flawed.”

President Trump threatened to withhold the vaccine from the empire state.

Governor Cuomo shot back at the president’s comments an hour later on CNN.

“These are coming from the great companies in the world, the greatest labs in the world. But he doesn’t trust that it’s this white house, this administration. And we won’t be delivering it to New York until we have authorization to do so. That pains me to say that,” Trump said.

“We trust the drug companies. Pfizer is a great New York company, actually. Regeneron is a great New York company. What the American people don’t trust is President Trump,” Cuomo said.

This week the drug company Pfizer announced its vaccine is 90% effective.

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