CDC feels pressure from Trump as rift grows over coronavirus response
Our top infectious disease agency wanted to put out a report on coronavirus and pregnant women, and a top official emailed CDC: It "reads in a way to frighten women … as if the President and his administration can’t fix this and it is getting worse."
“The more reticent attitudes about reopening the economy appear to challenge Trump's aggressive push to return the country to normal.” On Wed., he threatened to ‘cut off funding’ to schools that don't reopen in the fall & criticized the CDC guidance as expensive & impractical.
Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of CDC, insisted his agency would not be issuing new guidelines for reopening schools. STORY >>
“In a White House guided by the president’s instincts, rather than by evidence-based policy, the CDC finds itself forced constantly to backtrack or sidelined from pivotal decisions.”
BREAKING: The CDC has stopped disclosing the number of Americans tested for coronavirus. On the left is how the website looked last night. On the right is what it looks like now, with the testing info removed. The lack of testing is a scandal. This is the coverup.