Andrew Cuomo is just what the doctor ordered for the US

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Andrew Cuomo is just what the doctor ordered for the US

As Trump shows a spectacular failure of leadership, a lesser-known figure has stepped up to the plate

Josie Ensor

In times of crisis, a nation normally looks to its president. But as pandemic panic grips the US, much of the country has instead turned to a lesser-known figure.

Andrew Cuomo, New York’s governor, has had millions tuning into his daily coronavirus briefings, which have received praise across the aisle for their clarity and calm.

Cuomo was quick to react – shutting down all restaurants, bars and clubs in New York before a decision was made on a federal level...

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