Cuomo won't return $64K in donations Trump gave him
Gov. Andrew Cuomo stated he won&rsquot return $64,000 in campaign donations his prior campaigns received from President Trump after Democratic principal rival Cynthia Nixon tried to make an problem of the financial connection.
&ldquoNo, not at all. I&rsquom going to be deeply critical of him and preserve the contributions,&rdquo Cuomo said following a Brooklyn occasion.
Cuomo had received the contributions between 2001 and 2009. He very first ran for governor in 2002 and was state lawyer general in 2009.
Nixon is attempting to raise cash for her own insurgent campaign by citing Trump&rsquos donations to Cuomo.
&ldquoAndrew Cuomo will take donations from anybody. Everybody from the Koch Brothers to fossil fuel companies have contributed, so we weren&rsquot surprised to locate out that Donald Trump has donated $64,000 to Cuomo,&rdquo Nixon stated in a fundraising pitch to supporters.
Trump, of course, was a true estate businessman and reality Tv celebrity before acquiring elected president. He was a bipartisan donor &mdash giving to both Democrats and Republicans.
Nixon sent a fundraising pitch with a aim of raising her personal $64,000 by midnight Thursday.
Cuomo, who is seeking a third term, has been sharply vital of Trump on issues ranging from tax reform to immigration to the environment.
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Published at Fri, 06 Jul 2018 06:03:00 +0000