HHS Spokesman Caputo To Take Leave Of Absence After Reportedly Accusing Government Scientists Of Conspiring Against Trump

HHS Spokesman Caputo To Take Leave Of Absence After Reportedly Accusing Government Scientists Of Conspiring Against Trump


Caputo said in a Monday statement to CNN that he and his family “have been continually threatened” since he joined the administration, adding that he was “dealing with harassment prosecutions” in criminal court.

“This weighs heavily on us and we deeply appreciate the friendship and support of President Trump as we address these matters and keep our children safe,” he told CNN.

Caputo reportedly apologized to his staff during an HHS meeting Tuesday for the comments he made over the weekend, two people familiar with the meeting told The Washington Post.

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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany declined to comment further about Caputo’s leave of absence during a press briefing Wednesday.

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