It looks like the pressure is getting to New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Cuomo raged and had a meltdown for the ages when asked about New York’s plans to control the coronavirus.
Cuomo lost his cool when a Wall Street Journal reporter asked if New York schools would open soon.
“Does the city have the ability to close its schools, are you now taking control saying you have the power to make this decision? And for the millions of parents who want to know — are the schools going to open tomorrow in New York City?” the reporter asked.
“Alright, first of all, let’s try not to be obnoxious and offensive in your tone. Because you’re 100-percent wrong,” Cuomo began.
Cuomo then went on to explain the “orange zone law” that has been in place for over a month.
“If you were paying attention you would’ve known that we closed the schools in New York City two weeks ago…Follow the facts!” he screamed.
Vielkind responded that he was “still confused” and that “parents are still confused as well.”
“Well, then you’re confused,” Cuomo railed. “No, they’re not confused, you’re confused.”
Cuomo tried to move on from the WSJ reporter, but then a New York Times reporter followed up with the same question.
“But will they [New York City schools] be open tomorrow? That’s the question. I think Jimmy’s correct in asking that question. I don’t think it’s obnoxious at all,” McKinley said.
“Well, I don’t really care what you think,” Cuomo fired back.