• After ranting about armed uprising, top Health Dept. spokesperson takes leave

    8 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Former Trump campaign official Michael Caputo arrives at the Hart Senate Office building to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee staffers, on May 1, 2018, in Washington, DC.
    Michael Caputo-the controversial spokesperson for the US Department of Health and Human Services, most recently known for watering down federal reports on COVID-19 , railing against social distancing measures , and warning of left-wing “hit-squads” planning a post-election insurrection-has taken a 60-day leave of absence from the department.
    Caputo “decided to take a leave of absence to focus on...
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