Popular radio host Dana Loesch accused Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz of pushing “disinformation” about gun control and gun violence statistics.
Loesch laid out her argument in a lengthy Twitter thread responding to a 2018 claim from the Trump-backed candidate stating that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had been barred from “comprehensively” studying gun violence.
“Right now, the @CDCgov is NOT funded to study gun violence in this country. It’s time we treat shootings as a public health problem. Contact your congressperson today to demand they fund the #CDC to comprehensively study gun violence. #EndTheBan http://congress.gov,” Oz tweeted.
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“I have a major problem with Republicans who push disinformation like this. #2A#DrOz,” Loesch responded, noting that the CDC was never barred from the comprehensive