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White House Denies Plan To Appoint "Coronavirus Czar"

• Zero Hedge - Tyler Durden

Azar also said he isn't aware of any such plan.

-WHITE HOUSE SAYS IT IS NOT WEIGHING WHETHER TO APPOINT CORONAVIRUS 'CZAR' -SPOKESMAN

-WHITE HOUSE SAYS TRUMP IS 'PLEASED WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF' HEALTH SECRETARY AZAR ON CORONAVIRUS

-AZAR SAYS HE DOESN'T EXPECT TRUMP TO APPOINT VIRUS CZAR

We suspect this might be pushback from somebody in Azar's camp.

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With the White House struggling to control the narrative following one of the most brutal two-day equity selloffs in years, Politico reports that the administration is weighing whether to appoint a 'coronavirus czar' to coordinate the federal response to the epidemic and - as we imagine Democrats will allege - act as a public cheerleader for the administration's handling of the crisis.

The report is being taken seriously by other journalists and the public, and some have half-jokingly suggested that Jared Kushner might soon be adding 'coronavirus response' to his portfolio, now that the Middle East peace plan has been released.


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