At the end of his press conference Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo admitted a reporter’s question left him completely stumped for the first time during the pandemic. The subject matter? Lidless toilets. “Do lidless toilets promote COVID virus?” Cuomo said. “Can I tell you something? I have done probably 300 hours of public briefings, and received 59 million viewers on the internet watching the briefings, and they send me a lot of questions. I think this is the first time I have been truly stumped by a question.” Cuomo said he understands why it’s important to close a lid, but for anyone with a lidless toilet, he really doesn’t know where to start. “I really feel ashamed, but I do not know,” Cuomo said.
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