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Govt Watchdog: Political pressure caused 'Sharpiegate' frantic rebuke

1 month ago   |   By KSBW

A series of “crazy in the middle of the night” texts, emails and phone calls caused top federal weather officials to wrongly admonish a weather office for a tweet that contradicted President Donald Trump about Hurricane Dorian in 2019.
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Govt Watchdog: Politics caused 'Sharpiegate' frantic rebuke

Govt Watchdog: Politics caused 'Sharpiegate' frantic rebuke

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

Political pressure from the White House and a series of “crazy in the middle of the night” texts, emails and phone calls caused top federal weather officials to wrongly admonish a weather office for a tweet that contradicted President Trump about Hurricane Dorian in 2019, an inspector general report found.
Commerce Department Inspector General Peggy Gustafson concluded in a report issued Thursday that the statement chastising the National Weather Service office in Birmingham, Alabama, could undercut public trust in weather warnings from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
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