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Press Secretary Calls Out CNN's Cuomo For His Hypocrisy

Jeff Katz
May 21, 2020 - 2:28 pm

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany called out CNN's Chris Cuomo for his hypocrisy in attacking President Donald Trump for taking hydroxychloroquine to help prevent coronavirus.

Speaking to reporters during a press briefing on Wednesday, McEnany said, "You had Chris Cuomo saying the president knows that hydroxychloroquine is not supported by science, he knows it has been flagged by his own people and he's using it."

She continued, "Well Cuomo mocked the president for this, and interestingly, I found this out just before coming here, hydroxychloroquine of course is an FDA-approved medication with a long proven track record for safety, it turns out that Chris Cuomo took a less safe version of it called quinine, which the FDA removed from the market in 2006 because it had serious side effects, including death."