(CBS Detroit) – White House adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas, pushed back against Michigan restrictions, saying “Michiganders should rise up to stop them.”
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— Scott W. Atlas (@ScottWAtlas) November 15, 2020
Dr. Atlas, who is on the coronavirus task force tweeted his response to Governor Whitmer after her Sunday Night press conference with the hashtag #FreedomMatters and #StepUp.READ MORE: Looking to Travel? Here are the Latest COVID-19 Travel Restrictions State by State
Just to clarify the obvious.
US pandemic policy is:
Federally supported (massive resources, OWS, personnel, beds, logistics);
State managed; &
Want more mandates & lockdown? Contact your governor. That's state controlled. Not federal. Period.#Federalism
— Scott W. Atlas (@ScottWAtlas) November 16, 2020
Many pointed out this could be seen as a call to violence, but atlas did later clarify he wasn’t talking about violence, and he would never endorse or incite violence.MORE NEWS: Michigan Lawmakers raise concerns over reports of National Guard troops being served 'raw, moldy food' at US Capitol
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