New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed President Trump has been "denying the scientific facts" throughout the coronavirus pandemic and demanded the President "admit the threat of the virus."
In a scornful message to President Trump, Cuomo said the first thing Trump must do is "actually tell the truth," reports the CNN.
"Admit you were wrong," Cuomo demanded. "It's not an admission: Everybody knows you were wrong. It doesn't cost you anything. At least have the courage to admit what everybody else already knows. You were wrong."
Cuomo also called on the President to wear a mask, saying "You want to take one easy step that will send a powerful message, put a mask on it."
Cuomo criticized Trump's lack of leadership during the pandemic, saying the President ignored the severity of the virus.
"You know what Mr. President? Reality wins. Every time. You don't defeat reality," Cuomo said, adding the Trump has "he has lived in denial"
"He has been denying the scientific facts from day one," Cuomo said.
One the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the US, New York is now reporting stable numbers in new coronavirus cases while many other US states are seeing significant increases in cases.