Published: Thu, August 30, 2018
Culture | By Wayne Carr

Cuomo completely flopped in the Democratic debate

Cuomo completely flopped in the Democratic debate

Ms Nixon was thinking not only of her own comfort.

Rich Barrabi reporting from Hofstra University.

Nixon accused Cuomo of lying multiple times and routinely interrupted the governor during the debate. Nixon, who is unlikely to have another chance to debate Cuomo before the September 13 primary, responded with scorn and bafflement.

A statement posted to Nixon's website said that "CBS management has acknowledged that the only way to get Governor Cuomo to show up is by giving him everything he wants", and that in the lead-up to the debate, they "weren't even given a seat at the table".

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Months of sparring from afar erupted on stage at Hofstra University on Long Island nearly immediately, as Nixon skewered the two-term governor over his ties to industry, the crumbling New York City subway and his failure to enact the kinds of progressive policies he now claims to support. Pressed about the conviction earlier this year of Joseph Percoco, one of Cuomo's top aides, on three charges related to a bribery conspiracy, the governor called it a "painful situation" and "personally hard situation for his family".

"You are a corporation", Cuomo said.

Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon engaged in a fiery debate Wednesday evening at Hofstra University where they sparred over President Trump, experience, and infrastructure.

Cuomo painted Nixon, who won an Emmy for her portrayal of lawyer Miranda Hobbes on the HBO show "Sex and the City", as inexperienced and naive about the practicalities of NY politics.

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Cuomo said: 'My opponent, as a corporate donor to the mayor, called the mayor's office for special favors for her friends'.

If Cuomo can't up his game, there won't be any point in weaseling out of his promise not to join the 2020 presidential race.

"Excuse me, can you stop interrupting?" Cuomo snapped at one point. He returned to the attack several times, while Nixon explained that she would be a more reliable progressive, and would try to turn NY into a model for that kind of governance instead of one where moderate Democrats cut deals with Republicans. They have already been vocal about a perceived bias toward New York Governor Cuomo.

As Cuomo tried to answer a moderator's question early on in debate, Nixon interjected and tried to speak over the incumbent governor before he shot back at her.

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