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Trump-Appointed HHS Officials Demand Right to Change CDC Info

Posted on AllSides September 12th, 2020
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Communications aides Health and Human Services are insisting on reviewing and revising any of the weekly scientific reports released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to emails reviewed by Politico.

HHS communications aides reportedly sent emails complaining to CDC Director Robert Redfield and other senior officials that reports from the agency would subvert the positive coronavirus messaging from President Donald Trump.

Health and Human Services spokesperson Michael Caputo said in a statement the department reviewed the CDC's reports.

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