• HHS spokesman Michael Caputo takes leave after accusing CDC scientists of ‘sedition'

    8 days ago - By New York Post

    Michael Caputo, the Health and Human Services spokesman who accused government scientists of leading a rebellion against President Trump, will take a 60-day medical leave, the department announced Wednesday. “Today, the Department of Health and Human Services is announcing that HHS Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Michael Caputo has decided to take a leave of...
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  • HHS Spokesperson Michael Caputo On Leave After Inflammatory Comments

    HHS Spokesperson Michael Caputo On Leave After Inflammatory Comments

    8 days ago - By Forbes

    Caputo reportedly apologized to HHS staff after accusing them of ‘sedition' in a Facebook video rant.
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  • Trump Health Spokesman Takes Leave After Social Media Outbursts

    8 days ago - By Bloomberg

    Michael Caputo, the Trump administration's top health spokesman, took a 60-day leave of absence after engaging in online outbursts in which he suggested tear-gassing reporters, accused federal scientists working on the Covid-19 pandemic of sedition and warned of left-wing hit squads training for violent attacks.
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  • Embattled Trump health official Michael Caputo to take leave of absence

    8 days ago - By Star Tribune

    The Trump administration health official embroiled in a furor over political meddling with the coronavirus response is taking a leave of absence, the government announced Wednesday.
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  • Top HHS spokesperson Caputo to take medical leave

    Top HHS spokesperson Caputo to take medical leave

    8 days ago - By Politico

    Michael Caputo will take a 60-day medical leave of absence from his role as the Department of Health and Human Service's top spokesperson - a decision that comes days after he accused government scientists of “sedition” and warned of coming left-wing violence in a Facebook video.
    "Today, the Department of Health and Human Services is announcing that HHS Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Michael Caputo has decided to take a leave of absence to focus on his health and the well-being of his family," the department said in a statement Wednesday.
    Paul Alexander, Caputo's science adviser...
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  • Trump appointee Michael Caputo takes leave of absence from HHS after online rant

    8 days ago - By ABC News

    HHS official Michael Caputo to take leave of absence after online video accusing CDC of "sedition."
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