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."
UPDATE — Caputo has signaled his desire to take medical leave — He claimed to staff he had never read a single MMW… https://t.co/RJ6X33djZJ— Dan Diamond (@Dan Diamond)1600195884.0
Caputo's announcement drew reactions on social media, with many people making fun of his apparent obsession with the Grateful Dead.
So this just happened. Listen to the Grateful Dead? I mean, normally that's solid advice, but in this case? https://t.co/BlTG8uCWWq— Christopher David (@Christopher David)1600198177.0
@ddiamond @CMargaronis @adamcancryn @owermohle Kakistocracy to the max— Norman Ornstein (@Norman Ornstein)1600200713.0
@ddiamond @samstein @adamcancryn @owermohle As a Deadhead I am offended and horrified that Caputo likes them too (apparently).— They Call Me Blue (@They Call Me Blue)1600196134.0
@ddiamond @Bencjacobs @adamcancryn @owermohle Medical leave? He should be fired. He's not working for the American… https://t.co/uAWNNq1vaj— Marlin Kleaves (@Marlin Kleaves)1600197039.0
@BlueGirlsRule @ddiamond @adamcancryn @owermohle Caputos choice of Greatful Dead song would be a live jam that last… https://t.co/8V42gn0l7i— M^3 (@M^3)1600196523.0
@ddiamond @adamcancryn @owermohle And I'm guessing the taxpayers are footing the bill for his medical leave. We wou… https://t.co/q7SmL0Oh08— Nancy Vogt (@Nancy Vogt)1600196317.0
@ddiamond @loves_pinot @adamcancryn @owermohle Well well well Let me guess, Shakedown Street is his favorite Grateful Dead— green soul JOE KAMALA 46 CLIMATE 😷 (@green soul JOE KAMALA 46 CLIMATE 😷)1600199480.0
@ddiamond @adamcancryn @owermohle All the "best people". Seriously, he needs to be barred from serving in anything… https://t.co/5rnbZm6RLT— MaskyFoon (@MaskyFoon)1600198491.0
@ddiamond @adamcancryn @owermohle Is this the criminally insane defense?— TurnTexasBlue🌊🌊🌊 (@TurnTexasBlue🌊🌊🌊)1600196299.0
@ddiamond @adamcancryn @owermohle No way he should be allowed his salary. The guy is inciting and encouraging insur… https://t.co/RzUK5ZQ79B— Please! I Can't Breathe! (@Please! I Can't Breathe!)1600204963.0
@AGirlHasNoPrezz @ddiamond @adamcancryn @owermohle I don't think there's any rehab for what that man has.....— Michele Beith (@Michele Beith)1600197818.0
@ddiamond @adamcancryn @owermohle It's obvious we're going to Hell in a Bucket. But it's quite clear that He's Gone… https://t.co/iPoLs3ys9E— Oniya MCD (StoreHouse Of Useless Trivia) (@Oniya MCD (StoreHouse Of Useless Trivia))1600207887.0
@ddiamond @adamcancryn @owermohle Driving that train, high on cocaine Casey Jones you better Watch your speed. Trou… https://t.co/qVtayyxwkP— Paul Nolting (@Paul Nolting)1600197884.0