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After ranting about armed uprising, top Health Dept. spokesperson takes leave

Enlarge / Former Trump campaign official Michael Caputo arrives at the Hart Senate Office building to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee staffers, on May 1, 2018, in Washington, DC. Getty | Mark Wilson Michael Caputo—the controversial spokesperson for the US Department of Health and Human Services, most recently known for watering down federal reports …

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Bonkers federal podcast downplays COVID-19, blasts health restrictions

Enlarge / Former Trump campaign official Michael Caputo arrives at the Hart Senate Office building to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee staffers, on May 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. Getty | Mark Wilson In a stunning podcast released by the Department of Health and Human Services, two top officials at the department repeatedly downplayed …

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Political appointees demand ability to rewrite CDC case reports

Enlarge / Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), listens during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus. Redfield may be finding himself trapped between scientists and political appointees. Getty Images Political appointees in the Department of Health and Human services are objecting to reports on the COVID-19 pandemic from …

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CBP does end run around warrants, simply buys license plate-reader data

Enlarge / A worker for repo firm Relentless Recovery in Cleveland, Ohio, backs a car equipped with automated license plate recognition cameras out of the garage before going out to scan for cars that need to be repossessed on April 30, 2018. Dustin Franz | The Washington Post | Getty Images US Customs and Border …

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