BREAKING—Trump WH had installed 2 political operatives at CDC to control #COVID19 information, sometimes at odds with scientific evidence. The 2 appointees, w/ no public health background, tasked w/ “keeping eye” on Dr Redfield & scientists. Dystopian. 🧵
NEW: The Trump administration in June installed two political appointees to CDC headquarters who have no public health background. They have instead been tasked with keeping an eye its scientists and Dr. Robert Redfield, the agency director
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"Witkofsky seemed a particularly strange fit for the nation’s top public health agency. She had previously worked as a publicist and talent booker for The Cartoon Network. Her lack of familiarity with CDC and how it worked quickly became clear..."
The White House has installed political appointees at the CDC to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus, officials told AP. The administration seeks to paint a positive outlook, sometimes at odds with the scientific evidence.
This is how the Soviets used to do it. They placed a political officer on their nuclear subs to keep an eye on the captain. This is right out of a Tom Clancy novel, and we know who the bad guys are.
This evokes Soviet and Chinese policy. It's nuts. "Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the CDC to try to control information it releases about coronavirus pandemic as administration seeks to paint a positive outlook." |
Meanwhile, however, “The Trump White House has installed 2 political operatives at the [CDC] to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus pandemic as the administration seeks to paint a positive outlook.“
Two political operatives were installed at CDC to keep an eye on Redfield and scientists, and control information released about #COVID19. Neither operative had any public health experience. Is anyone surprised that we can't get this virus under control?
“(AP) — The Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the nation’s top public health agency to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus pandemic as the administration seeks to paint a positive outlook.”
"The Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the nation’s top public health agency....tasked with keeping an eye on Dr. Robert Redfield, the agency director, as well as scientists"
Not a Trump Coup but we’re installing political commissars at the CDC to ensure public health messaging aligns with the GOP’s fall campaign.
Trump WH installed 2 political operatives at CDC to control Covid information, as admin seeks to paint a rosy outlook often at odds with scientific evidence.Trump appointees have no public health background & were supposed to keep an eye on CDC scientists
More political interference with the White House puts ‘politicals’ at CDC to try to control info
“They have instead been tasked with keeping an eye on Dr. Robert Redfield, the agency director, as well as scientists” — when this type of meddling and interference occurs it’s not a surprise what the result will be
White House puts ‘politicals’ at CDC to try to control info
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White House puts ‘politicals’ at CDC to try to control info In Trump's quest to paint a rosy picture he neutered the CDC & sowed chaos. Normally the CDC would keep America save by providing the public & doctors with state of the art science information.