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Trump aide apologizes for video slamming virus scientists


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SOURCE: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/trump-aides-holds-barred-style-sparks-covid-19-73028737
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Although Trump has made the same assertion, with no evidence to support it, such broadsides are not in a department spokesman's normal portfolio.News reports alleged last week that Caputo's office tried to take over and muzzle a scientific weekly from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that publishes what is supposed to be authoritative, unvarnished information about disease-fighting efforts, including, most importantly at present, COVID-19.Then on Monday came an account of the video on Caputo’s personal Facebook page in which he accused government scientists of conspiring against Trump and suggested violence could break out after the election.Caputo was named the top HHS spokesman in April, during a tense period in relations between the White House and HHS Secretary Alex Azar.On a taxpayer-funded podcast earlier this summer he accused Democrats and the media of not wanting a coronavirus vaccine until after the elections in order to defeat Trump.“There are people in the United States government on the Democrats' side ...

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