E&C Seeks Details On HHS Plan To Pay PR Firm For COVID-19 Messaging

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / September 11, 2020 at 7:35 PM
The House Energy & Commerce Committee is demanding information from HHS after reports came out in late August that the Trump administration has put out bids for a $250 million-plus communications contract to create a COVID-19 campaign in the months leading up to the election. E&C Committee Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) wrote to HHS Secretary Alex Azar that he worries the campaign will be used to distort facts and mislead the public about what he calls “the Trump Administration’s failed...

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