HHS spokesman Caputo to take medical leave after reportedly accusing CDC officials of plotting against Trump

The move comes after Caputo, who led the agency's communications on the coronavirus pandemic, reportedly said in a now-deleted video posted Sunday on his personal Facebook page that scientists at the CDC were engaged in "sedition" against President Donald Trump.

HHS spokesman Caputo to take medical leave after reportedly accusing CDC officials of plotting against Trump
The move comes after Caputo, who led the agency's communications on the coronavirus pandemic, reportedly said in a now-deleted video posted Sunday on his personal Facebook page that scientists at the CDC were engaged in "sedition" against President Donald Trump.