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News Link: DHS Hides Records of Failed $1 Billion System from Congress

In the full heat of the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump has shed light on the inadequacy of the CDC’s crisis response system as it was previously set up under the Obama Administration. Scroll down and read the following stories from Judicial Watch to see our years of research on the CDC, and how their political distraction and mismanagement contributed to their inability to stay on top of the virus’ outbreak.

From The New York Post: 

Trump rips CDC, blames Obama for slow response to coronavirus (3/13/2020)

In a case of the nanny state gone wild, the government agency charged with protecting health and preventing disease has issued federal, state and local directives to force hospitals across the country to promote breastfeeding. This is a human health crisis, according to the CDC.

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From Judicial Watch: 

  1. CDC Becomes Breastfeeding Police (8/3/2011)

In a case of the nanny state gone wild, the government agency charged with protecting health and preventing disease has issued federal, state and local directives to force hospitals across the country to promote breastfeeding. This is a human health crisis, according to the CDC.

Read More Here.

2. DHS Hides Records of Failed $1 Billion System from Congress (11/16/2012)

In an apparent effort to cover up a potential scandal, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has for months refused to provide congressional leaders with records related to a failed program that was quietly nixed after the agency blew $1 billion on it. BioWatch, was supposed to detect biological attacks. The CDC is involved because it helps DHS coordinate with state and local health authorities that use BioWatch. Also, if there is a biological attack, the CDC delivers emergency medicines.

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3. Obamacare: Health Equity Can’t Wait (4/2/2012)

The Obama  Administration celebrates the first anniversary of an Obamacare initiative to “reduce racial and ethnic health disparities” that established dozens of new state and federal offices. The CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity will “advance the science and practice of health equity” and “collaborate with national and global partners to promote the reduction of health inequalities.

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