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Where Things Stand: If The CDC Chief Isn’t ‘Closest To The Process’ Of Vaccine Creation, Who Is?

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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks to members of the press as he arrives at a meeting at the office of Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the U.S. Capitol August... WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks to members of the press as he arrives at a meeting at the office of Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the U.S. Capitol August 7, 2020 in Washington, DC. Negotiations between Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows for an agreement on how to move forward on a new relief package to help people and businesses weather the COVID-19 pandemic have been resumed today at the U.S. Capitol. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 17, 2020 2:07 p.m.

We covered news this morning of White House chief of staff Mark Meadows attempts to distance President Trump’s own CDC director from the vaccine development process in order to adhere to Trump’s own political narrative surrounding its creation.

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