New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is taking heat for the highly partisan act of vetoing a bill that would have allowed all federal judges to officiate weddings in the state because some have been appointed by President Trump.

The law, which was passed with virtually no opposition by the Democrat-dominated state legislature, was intended to enable federal judges to join governors, current and former mayors, select city and deputy city clerks, local justices, members of the clergy, and many ordained private citizens in legally presiding over matrimonial ceremonies.

“I cannot in good conscience support legislation that would authorize such actions by federal judges who are appointed by this federal administration,” said Gov. Cuomo in a statement, according to the New York Post.



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