New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo squared off against opponent Cynthia Nixon Wednesday night in their race for the Governor prior to the next PV-elections will be the Democratic candidate.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo discusses actress and activist Cynthia Nixon Wednesday evening in front of your democratic gubernatorial primary next month.
On Long Island, Hofstra University, the two candidates engage in the often-heated debate, the accusations of lying on both sides.
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon shake hands at Hofstra University in Hempstead on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, before the democratic gubernatorial primary debate.
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Nixon, a former co-star of the HBO series “Sex and the City”, went to Cuomo in the morning, and called him a “Albany ” insiders” and a corrupt liar. She said that experience plays no role in whether a politician is bad governance.
Cuomo’s re-shot in Nixon, you are asking for lives in a “world of fiction”, while he lives in the real world, while not claiming to understand the challenges of leading New York.
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Determination of the most important factors in running the state, such as fire management and the subway system, Cuomo argued that the “greatest danger for the state of New York,” President Trump, and that the Governor “need[s] to know how” to stand at the front.
Referencing the President was the attacks on him earlier this month for saying America “never so big”, Cuomo said, he stands up to Trump, but Nixon disagreed, and said the reigning crumbled pretty quickly.
During the discussion in the New York City MTA transit system, the two accused each other, and the back-and-forth heated got, when Cuomo, asked Nixon to “stop interrupting” him.
“Can you stop lying?” Nixon shot back.
“Yes, as soon as you do that,” Cuomo replied.
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Later, the Governor accused his opponent, political favors, as a private man, mentions a “tea-house for Sarah Jessica Parker,” Nixon’s friend and co-star of her HBO show.
“That was a favor?” Cuomo asked.
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“I don’t know what you are referring to,” Nixon said, Cuomo joked, “you should definitely read the Newspapers.”
According to the Daily News, Parker once by E-Mail Nixon a complaint about Tea & Sympathy, a restaurant in the West Village. Parker supposedly passed on a message from the shop to mention the fear of losing it’s lease is due to a problem with back taxes.
Nixon sent Parker ‘ s E-Mail to “multiple people” within mayor Bill de Blasio in office, and his chief of staff said, would he in you, according to the news outlet.
Cuomo promised that if re-elected, he would not run for President in the year 2020 and wants to remain Governor.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Democratic New York gubernative candidate Cynthia Nixon engage during a gubernatorial debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018.
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“I’m going to serve four years as Governor of the state of New York,” Cuomo told the audience, adding that the “only limitation, if God strikes me dead.”
The democratic gubernatorial primary is scheduled for September 13. The winner will face Republican Marc Molinaro and independent Stephanie miner in November.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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