HHS spokesperson ridiculed for flameout after conspiracy theories: ‘Is this the criminally insane defense?’
Michael Caputo. Image via screengrab.

On Tuesday, Trump HHS official Michael Caputo signaled his desire to take medical leave, following intense scrutiny over a conspiracy theory laden rant suggesting the CDC had an "armed resistance unit."

Caputo's announcement drew reactions on social media, with many people making fun of his apparent obsession with the Grateful Dead.