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PolitiFact Editor Claims ‘No Clear-Cut Answers’ on Cuomo Allegedly Covering up Nursing Home Deaths

PolitiFact’s editor-in-chief drew controversy over the weekend when she said that there are “no clear-cut answers” in how Gov. Andrew Cuomo handled his state’s COVID-19 response in light of allegations his administration covered up nursing home deaths. “I think the situation in New York is really complicated,” editor-in-chief Angie Drobnic Holan told CNN over the past weekend. “Certainly, there are things to criticize about how the Cuomo administration handled data. But the heart of the matter goes back to last year when the state was asking nursing homes to take in patients, COVID patients, who were ready to be discharged from the hospital.” “We don’t see hard evidence that that made a significant difference in COVID deaths. If you look at the statistics, New York is about having the same numbers as other states around the country,” Holan added. “And the issue was employees, workers in the nursing homes, who …

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