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House committee investigates reports of political interference at CDC

Dr. Charlotte Kent with CDC Scientific Publications Branch claims she was asked to delete a coronavirus report email

Image: Erin Scott/Reuters, FILE (ABC News) –Congressional investigators are looking into whether Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, allegedly requested that a subordinate delete an email sent by a Trump administration political appointee seeking changes to a coronavirus report written by career scientists. Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., chair of the House committee investigating…

Cohen to meet with House Oversight Committee, to make opening statements against Trump

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, intends to tell the House Oversight Committee today that President Donald Trump is “a racist,” “a conman” and “a cheat.” Cohen, according to a copy of his intended remarks obtained by ABC News, also plans to divulge that Trump, as a candidate, knew Roger Stone was talking with Julian Assange about WikiLeaks’ revealing…

Firefighters Battle House Fire

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The Columbia Fire Department responded to a fire Friday afternoon at a home on Prospect Street in Columbia. Crews said there was heavy smoke and flames. No injuries were reported. Investigators are still trying to determine what cause the fire. ABC Columbia News will update this story once more information becomes available. Categories: Local News Tags:…