DOJ Says No Probe Into State-Run Nursing Homes in New York

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According to a letter sent to several Republican members of Congress the justice department has decided not to open a civil rights investigation into government run nursing homes in New York under the trump administration the justice department's civil rights division requested data last August from four states New York New Jersey Pennsylvania and Michigan about the number of covert nineteen infections and deaths in public nursing homes new York's governor Andrew Cuomo who's a Democrat had previously accused the trump administration of initiating the investigation for only political reasons just under sixteen thousand people have died in nursing homes and assisted living residences in New York the state's original death count had been a lot lower because it had excluded thousands of people who got infected in nursing homes but died in hospitals I'm surely upper

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