White House Pressured CDC to Change Guidelines for Students

We are as surprised by this as we are by the sun rising each morning.

There is an Old Texas Football Coaches saying: If you take a bucket of manure and put perfume on it and make it look nice, in the end it is still a bucket of manure.

There was crap coming out of the WH.
There is crap coming out of the WH.
There will always being crap coming out of the WH of 45

#86451132020

Diane Ravitch's blog

The first set of guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control warned that schools needed to take safety precautions to protect students and staff before reopening. Then in July, Trump and DeVos insisted that schools should reopen in full, even as Trump and his allies blocked passage of appropriations that provided the resources needed by schools to reopen safely. Trump’s highest priority was getting the economy open by getting parents back to work.

I wrote last July that the Trump administration pressured the CDC to revise its guidelines, emphasizing the importance of reopening and downplaying the safety guidelines. Getting re-elected meant more to Trump than the health of our nation’s students.

The New York Times tells the story:

Top White House officials pressured the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this summer to play down the risk of sending children back to school, a strikingly political intervention in one of…

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