Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not only “ruined” New York, “probably the worst-run state” in the U.S., but the Democrat is a “thug” for weaponization of prosecutors, deflection on COVID-19 deaths, and “bully” shutdown tactics, President Donald Trump told Newsmax TV.

“With what’s going on in New York, it’s so sad, Greg,” Trump told Wednesday’s “Greg Kelly Reports” in an exclusive interview. “It’s so sad how they’ve ruined that place.”

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Trump, once a proud New Yorker, also rejected the Democrats’ lack of pandemic leadership, including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. But Gov. Cuomo’s writing a “negative” book about his pandemic response — “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic” — when his state is worst in the country in COVID-19 deaths is revisionist history.

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