Trump health staffer Michael Caputo taking leave of absence after targeting CDC scientists

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Health and Human Services communications chief Michael Caputo announced a leave of absence Wednesday, just days after he came under fire for urging Trump supporters to prepare for a left-wing insurrection. Politico reported last week that Caputo's team tried to alter data coming out of the CDC to more closely fit the president's...

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Published on September 16, 2020 -  01:13
Trump Loyalist Michael Caputo Takes Leave Of Absence
Michael Caputo is taking a leave of absence from his post as assistant secretary for public affairs in the federal health department after spewing conspiracy theories about COVID-19 in a Facebook live video.

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