In a Sunday night tweet-storm, Trump baselessly called Bright a "fake" whistleblower and a "disgruntled employee who supports Dems" after CBS News aired the scientist's "60 Minutes" interview.
We don't yet have a national strategy to respond fully to this pandemic.".
"I don't know this guy, never met him, but don't like what I see," the president continued.
"How can a creep like this show up to work tomorrow and report to [HHS Secretary Alex Azar], his boss, after trashing him on T.V.?
This whole Whistleblower racket needs to be looked at very closely, it is causing great injustice and harm.".
"How can federal employees feel safe to speak up when the president wants to take away their legal protections?"
McCullough said in response to Trump's tweet, which was hardly the first time the president has publicly attacked a whistleblower. »