President Trump contradicts CDC director on masks and vaccines hours after he testified to Congress

Credit: CBS News- Published on September 17, 2020
Just hours after CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield testified about the importance of wearing masks and a potential vaccine timeline, President Trump openly contradicted him at a White House press briefing. The president insisted the doctor "made a mistake" and "misunderstood the question probably" during his testimony to Congress....
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