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  • Mr President, Dr Scott Atlas Ah highly controversial special adviser to US President Donald Trump has resigned, a White House official said Monday.

  • Atlas frequently clashed with the other members of the White House Coronavirus task force over his four month tenure.

  • Fox News was first to report Atlas's resignation, which comes just as his 130 day stint as a special government employee was set to expire this week.

  • Atlas, a neuro radiologist, has been sharply criticized by public health experts, including top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci, for providing Trump with misleading or incorrect information on the pandemic.

  • He has repeatedly downplayed the importance of face masks and said recently that lockdowns had been a quote epic failure in stopping the spread of the virus.

  • He also apologized on Twitter in early November for giving an interview to Russia's state backed television station RT, saying he was unaware it was a registered foreign agent in the United States.

Mr President, Dr Scott Atlas Ah highly controversial special adviser to US President Donald Trump has resigned, a White House official said Monday.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/01
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