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Birx says Trump was fed misleading ‘parallel data’ about coronavirus

Former coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said her job was hampered by misleading information and COVID-deniers within the White House.

1/25/2021 6:14:00 AM

Former coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said her job was hampered by misleading information and COVID-deniers within the White House.

Former coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said her job was hampered by misleading information and COVID-deniers within the White House.

“ “I saw the president presenting graphs that I never made. So, I know that someone out there or someone inside was creating a parallel set of data and graphics that were shown to the president. . . . I know what I sent up and I know that what was in his hands was different from that.” ”

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— Dr. Deborah Birx Birx said the flow of incomplete and misleading information to the president deeply troubled her.“I’ve built my career on data transparency and accountability,” she said. “We don’t cut it in pieces and say, we’re only going to look at it in this six weeks because it makes us look better… You can’t do that. You have to use the entire database.”

Birx cited Dr. Scott Atlas as one of those pushing the “parallel data streams,” but said she doesn’t know who else was involved.Also: Fauci elevating profile as public face of Biden White House’s pandemic battle planShe added that there were people in the White House “who definitely believed that this was a hoax.” headtopics.com

Birx said she was constantly under political pressure and understaffed, and “always” considered quitting, but the opportunity to do good outweighed the political tribulations. “I had to ask myself every morning, is there something that I think I can do that would be helpful in responding to this pandemic?”

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Sad to be a scientist in the USA. Only arrogance and ignorance are needed here. Silence and delay makes you complicit. People died because of her silence. We are a country of free press and speech. She shouldn’t just get away with this. What did she want to do that would have fixed everything? Only one side voices, other side be taped. Anyway you’re 100% right.

She should’ve said it out loud back then, she was in there for herself that’s why she was too coward to speak out We aren't denying it! We are angry that China is experimenting with deadly viruses. This one specifically attacks the respiratory system. However I'm not in a panic over it and I'm 77! Okay let's say the data was misleading and someone was lying to him but the people that were dying wasn't that should have been a clue

Why was Trump banned? Helloooooo, President Trump banned travel to and from China and was criticized for it and called a xenophobe by no less than JOE BIDEN!