Talking Points Memo reports:
Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said on Tuesday that she will not seek a role in President-elect Joe Biden’s administration.
She cited concerns about the treatment of her family after reports surfaced that she traveled to join family over Thanksgiving weekend after publicly discouraging Americans from making trips during the recent holiday.
“I will be helpful in any role that people think I can be helpful in and then I will retire,” Birx told Newsy in a clip of an interview posted on Tuesday morning.
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