NIH Director: Trump Wanted Me To Push Quack Meds

CBS News reports:

In a wide-ranging interview covering his career, the pandemic and more, Collins told us he has done everything he could to stay out of partisan political debates because “it really is not a place where medical research belongs.”

Collins revealed that once the pandemic began, he found himself facing off with Mr. Trump over Collins’ refusal to endorse scientifically-disproven remedies.

“And I got into a difficult place and got a bit of a talking-to by the president, but I stuck my ground,” Collins said.

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