U.S. Senator Patty Murray Launches Tracker Detailing Reports Of Political Interference In U.S. COVID-19 Response Efforts
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Murray Launches Interference Tracker Amid Continued Revelations of Trump Officials Meddling in COVID-19 Response
“[On Sunday], U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, launched the Save Our Science (SOS) Political Interference Tracker, a page that details the many reports of Trump Administration officials interfering in the work of public health experts and scientists on the frontlines of the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts. … Last month, Senator Murray introduced the Science and Transparency Over Politics (STOP) Act, which would create a task force of the Pandemic Response and Accountability Committee charged with conducting a thorough investigation into any political interference with decisions made by scientific agencies of the Department of Health and Human Services in connection with the pandemic response…” (10/11).