This is the story behind the story. 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley talks about how they reported the story of an important research grant that was cancelled by the Trump administration after conspiracy theories emerged on Fox News and OAN. Watch above.
Here’s the full segment:
Here's the eye-opening 60 Minutes report on how "dishonest & negligent allegations" by Rep. Matt Gaetz, amplified by Tucker Carlson and picked up by Trump, ended an NIH grant designed to halt pandemics. https://t.co/ZffMnuODQR via @CBSNLive
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