White House Elects to Make Health Officials Available to CNN

Published on Apr 09, 2020

White House Elects to Make Health Officials Available to CNN

The head of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will appear on a CNN town-hall broadcast Thursday evening, ending a short stand-off between the White House and the cable-news outlet over its recent coverage of the Trump administration’s daily coronavirus briefings.

CNN said Thursday afternoon that Cdc Director Dr. Robert Redfield had been booked for the town hall and that Dr. Robert Fauci, the nation’s top infectious-diseases expert, was slated to appear Friday on “New Day.”

CNN had been told earlier Thursday by a spokesman for Vice President Michael Pence that it could not have access

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Author: Brian Steinberg