Alabama politicians respond to Andrew Cuomo saying America ‘was never that great’

Andrew Cuomo
[Photo Credit: AP Photo]

Two-term New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sparked a firestorm when he criticized President Donald Trump and his famous and his “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) campaign slogan.

“We’re not going to Make America Great Again,” Cuomo said in Manhattan Wednesday. “It was never that great. We have not reached greatness. We will reach greatness when every American is fully engaged.”

Backlash quickly ensued as his remarks went viral online with Alabama politicians quickly jumping on the comment. They suggested Cuomo’s remarks were outrageous and that he should apologize.

Here’s what Alabama politicians have to say about Cuomo’s remarks:

Bradley Byrne Official fraudAlabama 1st District U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne | via Twitter

“Governor Cuomo should tell those who survived the Depression and fought in World War II, like my dad, that America was never a great country. Frankly, he should apologize for such an outrageous comment.”

Mike Rogers OfficialAlabama 3rd District U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers | via Twitter

“Not sure about New York, but here in Alabama we believe America is great and becoming even GREATER!

Robert Aderholt Official4th District U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt | via Twitter

“There is not a country on earth that has done more good for more people than America. This country most definitely has been great, and thanks to President Trump, we are going to be great again.”


Terry Lathan | Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party

“Hey I will pay for your air fare to Normandy, France if you will go to the beaches that the greatest generation stormed and say that America “never was that great”. Maybe you can stand by NY’s Theodore Roosevelt Jr’s grave and say it…