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‘Alarming’: Trump Blocks CDC Officials From Testifying to Education Panel on School Reopenings

July 18, 2020

And what is the rationale for this decision, you ask? “The White House confirmed its decision to block the testimony of Redfield and other CDC officials, saying the director “has testified on the Hill at least four times over the last three months.”” Mr. Trump and his team evidently think that nothing is changing in terms of the research on COVID 19 that just might help school districts make an informed decision? The more likely explanation for this unwillingness to have the CDC testifying can be found in this statement:

” Earlier this month, Trump complained on Twitter that the CDC’s school reopening guidelines—which encourage face coverings and social distancing in classrooms—are too “tough” and “expensive.”

Heaven forbid we might have to spend a little bit of money to protect school children and teachers… in the meantime, according to the Guardian, banks stand to make $18,000,000,000 in processing fees thanks to the CARES act…

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