Bush-Era Global Health Official Bill Steiger Working At State Department, Advising Trump Administration
ScienceInsider: Trump recruits controversial Bush-era global health official
“William ‘Bill’ Steiger, a global health official under former President George W. Bush who crossed swords with many scientists, is now advising President Donald Trump. Steiger is working at the U.S. Department of State on a so-called ‘beachhead team,’ which helps agencies transition from the Obama to the Trump administration. Several sources tell ScienceInsider that Steiger attended the executive board meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, in January…” (Cohen, 3/27).