Reversing criticism of Trump, Cuomo says "America has always been great"
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"The expression I used the other day was inartful, so I want to be very clear: Of course America is great and of course America has always been great... His philosophy is not just repugnant to New York, his philosophy is anti-American."— Andrew Cuomo
The president responded in a tweet following Cuomo's remarks, arguing that his criticism was worse than Hillary Clinton's "deplorables" comment during her 2016 presidential campaign.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the latest developments.