Rep. Lee Zeldin Announces Run for New York GovernorEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) on Wednesday announced his candidacy for governor of New York in 2022. “I’ll bring the kind of relentless, fighting spirit towards helping to save our state that Cuomo reserves for multi-million dollar self-congratulatory book deals, cover-ups, abuse & self-dealing,” Zeldin wrote on Twitter. Zeldin is the first candidate to jump into the fray aside from incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat. Cuomo is facing intense pressure to resign, including from top Democrats in Washington and New York. Cuomo’s administration is accused of covering up nursing home COVID-19 deaths and other controversies related to his handling of the pandemic. Several women have also accused the embattled governor of inappropriate conduct. Cuomo has denied wrongdoing on both fronts. Zeldin served in the New York State Senate for four years before being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for the state’s 1st District in 2014. While in the …Read More

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