HHS Spokesman Taking Leave After Conspiracy-Charged Rant

Michael Caputo, the top spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services, plans to take a two-month leave of absence, the department announced Wednesday, following Caputo’s apology for a conspiracy theory-charged rant targeting career government scientists and former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Alex Azar

Washington state sued Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in federal court, for “strip(ping) sexual orientation, sex stereotyping and gender identity from the definition of prohibited sex discrimination” in a Final Rule of June 19, four days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in Bostock v. Clayton County, that “discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or transgender status is unlawful discrimination because of sex.”

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Virus Vaccine Chief Says He Was Fired for Questioning Drug Trump Praised

Rick Bright, the doctor who said Wednesday he was ousted from his role overseeing a federal office tasked with coronavirus vaccine development because he put science ahead of politics, is a perfect stranger to President Donald Trump – at least, to hear the president tell it.

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