Cuomo Hints at 2020 Bid with Promises of Free Tuition
Possible Trump challenger proposes taxpayer-funded college flanked by Sanders
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has thrown in with the liberal wing of his party and declared he wants to make the Empire State’s public colleges free for those coming from families who make $125,000 or less annually.
In an unmistakable hint at future political ambitions, Cuomo made the proposal at LaGuardia Community College in Queens joined by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the former presidential candidate and hero of the progressive base.
Cuomo’s proposal, if implemented by a likely wary state legislature, may be the first of its kind in the nation. – READ MORE