Congress rebukes Trump’s bid to slash CDC funding amid coronavirus outbreak

WASHINGTON — U.S. House lawmakers resoundingly rebuffed a President Trump administration request to cut funding for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention amid the coronavirus crisis. The CDC director testified Tuesday before the House Appropriations Committee, where Republicans and Democrats alike said Congress won’t comply with the budget cuts requested in Trump’s … Continue reading Congress rebukes Trump’s bid to slash CDC funding amid coronavirus outbreak