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Republican lawmakers call on U.S. Attorney General to release records pertaining to New York State retirement home deaths

The Republican members of New York’s House delegation have called on U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to make the records related to the Justice Department’s civil rights inquiry into publicly run nursing homes in the state available.

The Department of Justice is not pursuing an investigation into the deaths of nursing home residents in New York or any other state.

Members of the House asked for these documents after that decision was made.


Lawmakers penned a letter saying thousands of residents and families deserve full transparency for the lives that were lost after the Department failed to deliver a justification as to why no investigation would be happening.

The demand for the documents comes right as Governor Cuomo faces calls for his resignation or to face impeachment for the sexual assault cases founded by the Attorney General.



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