CNN says it reinstated a ban on Chris Cuomo covering his brother, Gov. Cuomo

CNN says it reinstated a ban on Chris Cuomo covering his brother, Gov. Cuomo
Andrew Cuomo, Chris Cuomo (Images: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – They should at least allow Fredo to interview his brother on visitors day at Sing Sing.]

CNN claimed Wednesday that it has reinstated a “rule” that prevents Chris Cuomo from “interviewing or covering his brother” — after the host completely ignored the nursing home death cover-up scandal engulfing Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Last year, Chris Cuomo repeatedly interviewed his older brother about the coronavirus pandemic, engaging in often-cringey banter that initially helped boost the ratings for the 9 p.m. “Cuomo Prime Time.”

But the controversy over the Cuomo administration’s admitted cover-up of nursing home death numbers — exclusively revealed by The Post last week — hasn’t been mentioned on Chris’ hour-long show.

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That’s despite coverage on other CNN shows, including Sunday’s “State of the Union,” on which host Jake Tapper criticized the state Health Department’s since-rescinded, March 25 directive for nursing homes to admit COVID-19 patients.

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