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Six People Resign From Trump's HIV/AIDS Advisory Council Because He "Doesn't Care"

Scott Schoettes, Lucy Bradley-Springer, Gina Brown, Ulysses Burley III, Michelle Ogle and Grissel Granados publicly announced their resignations in a joint letter published in Newsweek titled, “Trump doesn’t care about HIV. We’re outta here.”

 

 

“As advocates for people living with HIV, we have dedicated our lives to combating this disease and no longer feel we can do so effectively within the confines of an advisory body to a president who simply does not care,” they wrote.

They also said that the GOP’s ObamaCare repeal bill will dramatically hurt those with HIV/AIDS, making it the “final straw for us — more like a two-by-four than a straw” in deciding to leave the council.

“We will be more effective from the outside, advocating for change and protesting policies that will hurt the health of the communities we serve and the country as a whole if this administration continues down the current path,” they wrote. - thehill.com

 

It's been 5 months since the sitting president's administration took office. The Office of National AIDS Policy website was taken down when he took office and there has been no forward action to appoint anyone to carry forward any HIV/AIDS policies, programs, or even the website.

Do you think they should have resigned? 

If the current administration could not replace a website, do you think these 6 will be replaced? 

And what kind of people would replace them?

h/t: thehill.com

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I never blame anyone who flees a garbage fire. 

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