by Susan Jones, CNS News:
Does Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “retain the president’s confidence?” a reporter asked White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Tuesday.
“He does,” Earnest replied. “And Dr. Frieden is — you know, is a pre-eminent physician, somebody that has a lot of experience, not just in the medical profession, but also in the field of public health. And he is somebody who, in the last few months here, has been working almost around the clock to ensure that our response is commensurate with the challenge that is posed here. And the challenge that’s posed is significant,” Earnest added.
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