"As I have personally expressed to many public officials over the past week, including Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, New York must provide complete, unfettered, and real-time DMV data to Customs and Border Protection to keep our fellow New Yorkers and country safe. Not just to review applications in the trusted traveler programs but to ensure our customs and border agents have real-time access to DMV data to successfully and safely complete their mission.
"I am pleased to hear that Governor Cuomo recognizes this as a fact following his meeting with President Trump. As the home of 9/11, we must never forget its lessons. I encourage the administration and Governor Cuomo to continue their dialog to resolve this matter as their public comments have indicated. I stand ready to assist."