New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks in the course of the each day media briefing on the Workplace of the Governor of the State of New York on June 12, 2020 in New York Metropolis.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to sue the Trump administration for damages over banning state residents from the Division of Homeland Safety’s Trusted Traveler Program, saying the company “abused authorities sources to advance political functions.”
Cuomo accused two DHS officers appearing Secretary Chad Wolf and appearing Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli, of potential felony legal responsibility.
“I imagine Mr. Wolf and Mr. Cuccinelli have attainable felony legal responsibility. I imagine there’s civil legal responsibility. It was a transparent abuse of presidency energy for political functions,” he mentioned at a press convention in Albany on Friday.
Cuomo known as on U.S. Lawyer Basic William Barr to launch an investigation. He mentioned the state will search attainable civil damages from DHS.
The Division of Homeland Safety didn’t instantly reply to CNBC’s request for remark.
CNBC’s Amanda Macias contributed to this text.
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