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Exclusive: Internal documents show officials waved red flags before Trump's Tulsa rally

Posted on AllSides September 16th, 2020
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Coronavirus, Trump Rally, Tulsa Rally

Oklahoma health officials raised red flags before President Trump’s indoor rally in June, warning there could be significant spikes of coronavirus cases and deaths from the event, according to internal state documents.

Dozens of emails obtained by The Hill through a state freedom of information request reveal growing angst within the Oklahoma public health department in the days leading up to the June 20 rally.

Aaron Wendelboe, who at the time was the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s epidemiologist, sent one email titled: “How strongly do I speak out?”...

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