What Next

Will Andrew Cuomo Say Sorry?

Even on the cusp of having his emergency powers revoked, a mea culpa is probably not in the cards.


Episode Notes

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has attracted national praise for his buck-stops-here leadership throughout the pandemic. But he’s made some major missteps in his coronavirus response—the lack of transparency around COVID-related deaths in nursing homes is only the latest example. And his efforts to evade scrutiny have drawn fire from critics and constituents.

Guest: Jimmy Vielkind, reporter for the Wall Street Journal covering New York politics and government.

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The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

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  • Mary Harris is the host and managing editor of What Next, Slate's new daily news podcast. She has reported throughout the public radio system, for NPR, Marketplace, and WNYC.