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N.Y. Republican Chairman Blasts Cuomo For Doubts About Trump

N.Y. State Republican Chair Nick Langworthy
Karen DeWitt
New York State Public Radio
N.Y. Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy

President Trump has been nominated for a second term as the GOP’s candidate. In New York, the state Republican Party’s chairman called foul on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s misgivings about Trump’s ability to be president.

Republicans made it official during a scaled back roll call vote Monday in Charlotte, North Carolina.

New York State Republican Committee Chair Nick Langworthy spoke as the Empire State’s 94 delegates were pledged to Trump. He said the President has been a strong leader during the coronavirus pandemic and faulted Governor Andrew Cuomo for criticizing the president at last week's virtual Democratic National Convention.

Langworthy also used the opportunity to raise fears about a Democratic administration.

"We have crime ravaging our streets," Langworthy said. "That is what America would see if it allowed Biden Harris to run this country. We need to send a loud and clear message. New York is proud to stand up and say thank you, Mr. President for your leadership for New York."

Trump is set to deliver his acceptance speech from the White House Thursday night.