Brian Kilmeade: NYC restaurants struggle while Cuomo, de Blasio continue to get paid
‘Fox & Friends’ co-host Brian Kilmeade weighs in on New York City restaurants, the Biden campaign, violent protests, the media and sports amid the coronavirus.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo have kept bans on indoor dining in the Big Apple in place due to coronavirus, putting restaurant owners at risk of losing their livelihood as the summer winds down.
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But "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade pointed out on Fox Business Network's “Cavuto: Coast to Coast” Tuesday that the governor and the mayor are still being paid while workers are at risk.
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“Guess who's getting paid through this whole thing?” he said. “All the politicians. I think that direct deposit goes right to Cuomo and right to de Blasio every single day.”
Kilmeade added while the state restaurant association says more than 63% of establishments could close by the end of the year without government help, hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent by the ThriveNYC mental health program run by de Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, to little apparent effect.